noun see cupel II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cupeller — See cupel. * * * …   Universalium

  • cupeller — cu·pel·ler …   English syllables

  • cupeller — noun see cupel II …   Useful english dictionary

  • cupel — I. noun Etymology: French coupelle, diminutive of coupe cup, from Late Latin cuppa Date: 1605 a small shallow porous cup especially of bone ash used in assaying to separate precious metals from lead II. transitive verb ( pelled or peled; pelling… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cupeler — See cupeller. * * * …   Universalium

  • cupel — cupeler /kyooh peuh leuhr/, cupeller /kyooh pel euhr/, n. cupellation, n. /kyooh peuhl, kyooh pel /, n., v., cupeled, cupeling or (esp. Brit.) cupelled, cupelling. n. 1. a small, cuplike, porous container, usually made of bone ash, used in… …   Universalium

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