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Cupel

Cu`pel´   Pronunciation: kū´pĕl
n.1.A shallow porous cup, used in refining precious metals, commonly made of bone ashes (phosphate of lime).
Cupel dust
powder used in purifying metals.
v. t.1.To refine by means of a cupel.
[imp. & p. p. Cupelled (-p?ld"); p. pr. & vb. n. Cupelling.]
Noun1.cupel - small porous bowl made of bone ash used in assaying to separate precious metals from e.g. lead
bone-ash cup, refractory pot, vessel
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