a person or thing that tries
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city in W Germany, on the Moselle River, in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate: pop. 96,000
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- a. One that tries; a test or tester.b. One who keeps attempting something despite failure.
- Law One who examines and settles a case; a judge or juror.
- a. An instrument or a device that sifts, filters, or separates ore or grain, for example, from impurities.b. An instrument or a device, such as a tube or siphon, for taking samples of wine, for example.
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A city of southwest Germany on the Moselle River near the Luxembourg border. Settled by the Treveri, an eastern Gaulish people, it was an important commercial center under the Romans and later as part of the Holy Roman Empire. The city was under French control from 1797 until 1815. Population: 104,000.