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Engelsk navneord: assay

1. assay (om erkendelse) an appraisal of the state of affairs

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey made an assay of the contents.
A check on its dependability under stress.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)check

Mindre specifikke termerappraisal, assessment

Mere specifikke termerApgar score, countercheck, double check, paternity test, stress test

2. assay (om masse el. substans) a substance that is undergoing an analysis of its components

Mindre specifikke termersubstance

3. assay (om kommunikation) a written report of the results of an analysis of the composition of some substance

Mindre specifikke termerreport, study, written report

4. assay (om handling) a quantitative or qualitative test of a substance (especially an ore or a drug) to determine its components; frequently used to test for the presence or concentration of infectious agents or antibodies etc.

Mindre specifikke termerrun, test, trial

Mere specifikke termerbio-assay, bioassay, diagnostic assay, diagnostic test, ELISA, enzyme-linked-immunosorbent serologic assay, immunohistochemistry

Engelsk udsagnsord: assay

1. assay (om erkendelse) analyze (chemical substances)

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termeranalyse, analyze, canvas, canvass, examine, study

Mere specifikke termerbioassay

2. assay (om adfærd) make an effort or attempt

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe tried to shake off his fears.
The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps.
The police attempted to stop the thief.
He sought to improve himself.
She always seeks to do good in the world.

Eksempler på anvendelseThey assay to move

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)attempt, essay, seek, try

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE

Mindre specifikke termeract, move

Mere specifikke termeradventure, chance, endeavor, endeavour, fight, gamble, give it a try, give it a try, give it a whirl, grope, have a go, hazard, lay on the line, pick up the gauntlet, put on the line, risk, risk, run a risk, strive, struggle, take a chance, take a dare, take chances

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