how to pronounce crucible


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The above transcription of crucible is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

crucible is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of crucible in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… excelled through this crucible of …”

meanings of crucible


  1. A cup-shaped piece of laboratory equipment used to contain chemical compounds when heating them to very high temperatures.
  2. The bottom and hottest part of a blast furnace; the hearth.
  3. A very difficult and trying experience, that acts as a refining or hardening process.
  4. A heat-resistant container in which metals are melted, usually at temperatures above 500°C, commonly made of graphite with clay as a binder.

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