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Definitions of assay:
  • noun:   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.
  • noun:   an appraisal of the state of affairs
    Example: "They made an assay of the contents"
  • noun:   a written report of the results of an analysis of the composition of some substance
  • noun:   a substance that is undergoing an analysis of its components
  • verb:   analyze (chemical substances)
  • verb:   make an effort or attempt

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