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assay

noun analysis, ascertainment, assessment, breakdown, calculation, computation, diagnosis, experiment, exploration, measurement, probation, probe, test, test case, verification

assay

verb analyze, ascertain, assess, calculate, commute, diagnose, endeavor, evaluate, experiment, measure, research, test, try, verify, weigh
See also: analysis, attempt, diagnosis, endeavor, experiment, inquiry

ASSAY. A chemical examination of metals, by which the quantity of valuable or precious metal contained in any mineral or metallic mixture is ascertained. 2. By the acts of Congress of March 3, 1823, 3 Story's L. U. S. 1924; of June 25, 1834, 4 Shars. cont. Story's L. U. S. 2373; and of June 28, 1834, Id. 2377, it is made the duty of the secretary of the treasury to cause assays to be made at the mint of the United States, of certain coins made current by the said acts, and to make report of the result thereof to congress.

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We have seen [in the same blood sample] a positive by immunofluorescence and negative by ELISA and immunoblot," says Levy.
A total of 56 serum samples with negative titres at a dilution of 1:100 against serovars Pomona, Icterohaemorrhagia, Canicola, Grippotyphosa, Autumnalis, Javanica and Hebdomidis were used to determine the relative specificity of the ELISA.
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The 2 ELISA methods exhibited a 92% match (449/486).