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  • noun Plural form of assayer.

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Examples

  • Some "assayers" use both tartar and nitre, the former of course being in excess.

    A Text-book of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.

  • In fact, assaying is becoming wider in its scope, and the distinction between "assayers" and "analysts" will in time be difficult to detect.

    A Text-book of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.

  • And business is good, because there aren't too many assayers in circulation.

    The Touchstone Principle

  • And business is good, because there aren't too many assayers in circulation.

    The Touchstone Principle

  • Variations or additions that indicate the origin may include the marks of the mint masters and the assayers, but a mint mark represents the enduring institution.

    Mint Star | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

  • The assayers have also been commissioned to assist in authentication of gold bar delivery the world over from the US exchanges.

    Zinc Dimes, Tungsten Gold & Lost Respect

  • South Devon, and various other gentlemen, of whom more hereafter, had adventured their money; and a considerable colony was to be sent out the next year, with miners, assayers, and, what was more,

    Westward Ho!

  • If the assayers were unaware that the lead already contained particles of gold, they would have erroneously concluded that the ore was valuable and would make the Queen, and them, very rich.

    Swindle Solved

  • The photographs on driver's licenses are an early example, but engineers have developed many high-tech alternatives, some of them already mentioned: fingerprint readers, voiceprint recorders, retina or iris scanners, face-recognition devices, hand-geometry assayers, even signature-geometry analyzers, which register pen pressure and writing speed as well as the appearance of a signature.

    Homeland Insecurity

  • The photographs on driver's licenses are an early example, but engineers have developed many high-tech alternatives, some of them already mentioned: fingerprint readers, voiceprint recorders, retina or iris scanners, face-recognition devices, hand-geometry assayers, even signature-geometry analyzers, which register pen pressure and writing speed as well as the appearance of a signature.

    Homeland Insecurity

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