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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Rhymes with Crucible

  • reducible

How do you pronounce crucible?

Pronounce crucible as ˈkrusəbəl.

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Sentences with 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 about 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