Definitions For Assay

noun

  • A quantitative or qualitative test of a substance (especially an ore or a drug) to determine its components; frequently used to test for the presence or concentration of infectious agents or antibodies etc.
  • An appraisal of the state of affairs
  • A written report of the results of an analysis of the composition of some substance
  • A substance that is undergoing an analysis of its components

verb

  • Analyze (chemical substances)
  • Make an effort or attempt
  • To test something (such as a metal or drug) to find out what it contains

Is Assay a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
8
Words with Friends
7

The word Assay is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Assay in a Sentence

  • They assayed the gold to determine its purity.
  • The company assayed a sample of the rock to see if it contained gold in quantities worth mining
  • A metallurgist did an assay on the metal and determined it contained nickel
  • The poem about a frustrated man's last assay at greatness

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