verb (used with object), cu·peled, cu·pel·ing or (especially British) cu·pelled, cu·pel·ling.
Origin of cupel
Examples from the Web for cupellation
Historical Examples of cupellation
By cupellation with lead, gold may be deprived of any antimony united with it.
Silver is extracted from lead by means of the process of cupellation.
To separate this, the process known as "cupellation" is employed.The Elements of Blowpipe Analysis
Frederick Hutton Getman
If this be the case, then cupellation was practised in 2500 B.C.
The history of cupellation is specially dealt with in note on p. 465.