an appraisal of the state of affairs; they made an assay of the contents; a check on its dependability under stress
[ Syn: check ]
a substance that is undergoing an analysis of its components
a written report of the results of an analysis of the composition of some substance
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.