crucible means: Made of graphite, porcelain or another refractory material. It is used to melt and calcin materials at high temperatures. (in Merlin Dictionary)

What else does crucible mean?

  • A very difficult situation or experience; a serious test or trial. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • An area, time or place in which diverse social forces and intellectual influences meet to create new developments. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • The Crucible in Destiny is an online multiplayer PvP game. All players are eligible regardless of Light Level, as they have the same chance no matter what their Light level is. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Gavin Lamb)