Definición de assay office en inglés:

assay office

Saltos de línea: assay of¦fice

sustantivo

  • 1An establishment for the assaying of ores and metals.
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    • At Aclare itself a blacksmith store, carpenter shop, assay office, cottages, and a machinery house were all under construction and nearing completion.
    • He says there are buildings in Queenstown such as the old assay office which could be converted to house an off-campus site for the university for any project.
    • The Dublin assay office in Dublin Castle is the main certification centre for the country.
  • 1.1British An institution authorized to award hallmarks to articles made from precious metals. There are currently four in Britain, at London, Birmingham, Sheffield, and Edinburgh.
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    • But either way, it is a great deal less trouble to forge these marks than those of an English assay office.

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