1. crucible

noun. ['ˈkruːsəbəl'] a vessel made of material that does not melt easily; used for high temperature chemical reactions.


  • melting pot


  • crucibulum (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Crucible

  • reducible

Example sentences of the word crucible

1. Adjective
Carefully hold the crucible over the sheet metal in case anything spills out.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Remove the crucible from the flame and allow to cool.

Quotes containing the word crucible

1. Perhaps evil is the crucible of goodness... and perhaps even Satan - Satan, in spite of himself - somehow serves to work out the will of God.
- William Peter Blatty, The Exorcist