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  1. eprouvette(Noun)

    A one-piece, fixed-elevation mortar formerly used to test the strength of gunpowder.

  2. Origin: éprouvette

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eprouvette(noun)

    an apparatus for testing or proving the strength of gunpowder

  2. Origin: [F.]


  1. Eprouvette

    An Eprouvette is a one piece, fixed elevation mortar used to test the strength of gunpowder. It went out of general use by the middle of the 19th century. In use, a carefully weighed quantity of powder was placed inside, followed by a standard weight shot. The charge was fired and the distance the shot flew was measured and compared to the expected standard distance.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Eprouvette

    ep-roov-et′, n. a machine for testing the strength of gunpowder. [Fr.,—éprouver, to try.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of eprouvette in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of eprouvette in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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