eprouvette

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French éprouvette

Noun[edit]

eprouvette (plural eprouvettes)

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  1. A one-piece, fixed-elevation mortar formerly used to test the strength of gunpowder.
    • 2009 June 10, Dwight Garner, “For Those Who Like Danger, the Home Book of Things Not to Try at Home”, in New York Times[1]:
      From there, he’s on to making things like fuses, rockets and an eprouvette, or small cannon.