Definition of Cupel. Meaning of Cupel. Synonyms of Cupel

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Definition of Cupel

Cupel
Cupel Cu"pel (k[=u]"p[e^]l), n. [LL. cupella cup (cf. L. cupella, small cask, dim. of cupa) : cf. F. coupelle. See Cup, and cf. Coblet.] A shallow porous cup, used in refining precious metals, commonly made of bone ashes (phosphate of lime). [Written also coppel.] Cupel dust, powder used in purifying metals.
Cupel
Cupel Cu*pel" (k[-u]*p[e^]l"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cupelled (-p?ld"); p. pr. & vb. n. Cupelling.] To refine by means of a cupel.

Meaning of Cupel from wikipedia

- Cupel may refer to: A porous pot used in cupellation Cupel, Białobrzegi County in Masovian Voivodeship (east-central Poland) Cupel, Legionowo County in...
- the cupels. Moulds were made out of copper with no bottoms so that the cupels could be taken off. A shallow depression in the centre of the cupel was...
- and is drawn into the pores of the cupel by capillary attraction. The precious metals remain in the base of the cupel as a 'prill' which is sent for final...
- scorifier which is similar to a cupel but slightly larger and removes the lead and leaves the noble metals behind. Cupels and scorifiers were m****-produced...
- it is added to the cupel. The cupel is placed in the furnace and copper is separated into the lead which forms lithage in the cupel leaving the noble metal...
- Cupel [ˈt͡supɛl] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Serock, within Legionowo County, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central Poland. "Central...
- Cupel [ˈt͡supɛl] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Czarnia, within Ostrołęka County, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central Poland....
- Cupel [ˈt͡supɛl] is a settlement in the administrative district of Gmina Stara Błotnica, within Białobrzegi County, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central...
- silver from lead was cupellation. Lead was melted in a bone ash 'test' or 'cupel' and air blown across the surface. This oxidised the lead to litharge, and...
- zone more than 12 km length. There is also a mineral water source with cupel and a sporting court. The Kharkiv International Marathon is considered as...