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scorify

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Verb (usu participle)
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sco=ri=fy

CIDE DICTIONARY

scorifyv. t. [Scoria + -fy: cf. F. scorifier.].
     To reduce to scoria or slag; specifically, in assaying, to fuse so as to separate the gangue and earthy material, with borax, lead, soda, etc., thus leaving the gold and silver in a lead button; hence, to separate from, or by means of, a slag.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

scorify, v.tr. (-ies, -ied)
1 reduce to dross.
2 assay (precious metal) by treating a portion of its ore fused with lead and borax.

Derivative
scorification n. scorifier n.

ROGET THESAURUS

scorify

Calefaction

VB heat, warm, chafe, stive, foment, make hot, sun oneself, sunbathe, go up in flames, burn to the ground (flame), fire, set fire to, set on fire, kindle, enkindle, light, ignite, strike a light, apply the match to, apply the torch to, rekindle, relume, fan the flame, add fuel to the flame, poke the fire, stir the fire, blow the fire, make a bonfire of, melt, thaw, fuse, liquefy, burn, inflame, roast, toast, fry, grill, singe, parch, bake, torrefy, scorch, brand, cauterize, sear, burn in, corrode, char, calcine, incinerate, smelt, scorify, reduce to ashes, burn to a cinder, commit to the flames, consign to the flames, boil, digest, stew, cook, seethe, scald, parboil, simmer, do to rags, take fire, catch fire, blaze.


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