[ in-kwawr-tey-shuhn ]
/ ˌɪn kwɔrˈteɪ ʃən /
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(in assaying) the addition of silver to a gold-silver alloy in order to facilitate the parting of the gold by nitric acid.
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Words nearby inquartation
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Example sentences from the Web for inquartation
The next operation in either case is parting either with or without a previous inquartation.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.|Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer