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crucible

 [kroo´sĭ-b'l]
a vessel for melting, burning, or dehydrating substances at high temperatures.

cru·ci·ble

(krū'si-bil),
A vessel used as a container for reactions or experimental procedures at high temperatures.
[Mediev. L. crucibulum, a night lamp, later, a melting pot]
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The global alumina crucible market has been segmented on the basis of type and application.
Based on Arthur Miller's groundbreaking play, The Crucible has been choreographed by Helen Pickett and is touring Scotland before its American premiere in Washington, DC in May.
The 57-year-old beat former world number eight Darren Morgan 5-3 to claim his second World Seniors title, but 2019 marked the first time the event was held at the Crucible.
The venue was the scene of White's six World Championship final defeats in the 1980s and '90s, and the Whirlwind said after his victory: "It sounds strange to be world champion at the Crucible."
Georgiou, the first player from his country to appear at the Crucible, has racked up just 107 points.
Doherty, who beat world champion Mark Williams last week at the China Open, said: "Before I retire I'd just love to play at the Crucible one more time.
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That means the five-time world champion must win seven of the next 10 frames to keep alive his hopes of equaling Steve Davis' record of six Crucible crowns.
What's left after cooking are lumps of carbon that weigh about 25 percent as much as the original material that was placed in the crucible, but are more energy-dense than the original "raw" wood.
For worker-owners of the Crucible Cooperative in Bozeman, Mont., it was not only a historic project, but one that was downright prehistoric.
After the meeting, Martin contacted John Greene of FL Sales in search of a small muller and gas crucible furnace.