HyperDic: assay

English > 6 senses of the word assay:
NOUNcognitionassay, checkan appraisal of the state of affairs
substanceassaya substance that is undergoing an analysis of its components
communicationassaya written report of the results of an analysis of the composition / composition of some substance
actassaya quantitative or qualitative test of a substance (especially an ore or a drug) to determine its components
VERBcognitionassayanalyze (chemical substances)
socialassay, try, seek, attempt, essaymake an effort or attempt
assay > pronunciation
Soundsae'siy
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > assay: 6 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn appraisal of the state of affairs.
Example"they made an assay of the contents"
Synonymcheck
NarrowerApgar scoreAn assessment / assessment of the physical condition of a newborn infant
countercheck, double checkSomething that checks the correctness of a previous check
paternity testA test based on blood groups to determine whether a particular man could be the biological father of a particular child
stress testA test measuring how a system functions when subjected to controlled amounts of stress / stress
Broaderappraisal, assessmentThe classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
Spanishcomprobación, ensayo, informe, prueba, test
Catalanprova, test
English > assay: 6 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningA substance that is undergoing an analysis of its components.
BroadersubstanceA particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties
English > assay: 6 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA written report of the results of an analysis of the composition / composition of some substance.
Broaderreport, study, written reportA written document describing the findings of some individual or group
English > assay: 6 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningA 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..
Narrowerbioassay, bio-assayAppraisal of the biological activity of a substance by testing its effect on an organism and comparing the result with some agreed standard
diagnostic test, diagnostic assayAn assay conducted for diagnostic purposes
enzyme-linked-immunosorbent serologic assay, ELISAAn assay that relies on an enzymatic conversion reaction and is used to detect the presence of specific substances (such as enzymes or viruses or antibodies or bacteria)
immunohistochemistryAn assay that shows specific antigens in tissues by the use of markers that are either fluorescent dyes or enzymes (such as horseradish peroxidase)
Broadertest, trial, runThe act of testing something
Spanishensayo, ensayo químico
Catalanassaig quimic
Verbsassayanalyze (chemical substances)
English > assay: 6 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaninganalyze (chemical substances) .
PatternSomebody ----s something
Narrowerbioassaysubject to a bio-assay
Broaderanalyze, analyse, study, examine, canvassConsider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning / meaning
Spanishaquilatar, ensayar
Nounsassaya quantitative or qualitative test of a substance (especially an ore or a drug) to determine its components
assayeran analyst who assays (performs chemical tests on) metals
English > assay: 6 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningmake an effort or attempt.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
ModelThey assay to move
Synonymstry, seek, attempt, essay
Entailed bysucceed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goodsattain success or reach a desired goal / goal
Narrowerendeavor, endeavour, striveattempt by employing effort
fight, strugglemake a strenuous or labored effort
gamble, chance, risk, hazard, take chances, adventure, run a risk, take a chanceTake a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
give it a whirl, give it a trytry
gropeSearch blindly or uncertainly
have a go, give it a trymake an attempt at something
risk, put on the line, lay on the lineexpose to a chance of loss or damage
take a dare, pick up the gauntletBe dared to do something and attempt it
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Spanishbuscar, ensayar, intentar, pretender, probar, tratar
Catalanbuscar, intentar

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