Associations to the word «Test»


TEST, noun. A cupel or cupelling hearth in which precious metals are melted for trial and refinement.
TEST, noun. A challenge, trial.
TEST, noun. (academia) An examination, given often during the academic term.
TEST, noun. A session in which a product or piece of equipment is examined under everyday or extreme conditions to evaluate its durability, etc.
TEST, noun. (cricket) (normally “Test”) A Test match.
TEST, noun. (marine biology) The external calciferous shell, or endoskeleton, of an echinoderm, e.g. sand dollars and sea urchins.
TEST, noun. (botany) Testa; seed coat.
TEST, noun. (obsolete) Judgment; distinction; discrimination.
TEST, verb. To refine (gold, silver, etc.) in a test or cupel; to subject to cupellation.
TEST, verb. To challenge.
TEST, verb. To put to the proof; to prove the truth, genuineness, or quality of by experiment, or by some principle or standard; to try.
TEST, verb. (academics) To administer or assign an examination, often given during the academic term, to (somebody).
TEST, verb. To place a product or piece of equipment under everyday and/or extreme conditions and examine it for its durability, etc.
TEST, verb. (copulative) To be shown to be by test.
TEST, verb. (chemistry) To examine or try, as by the use of some reagent.
TEST, noun. (obsolete) A witness.
TEST, verb. (obsolete) To make a testament, or will.
TEST, noun. (cricket) (sometimes test) a Test match
TEST, noun. Abbreviation of Treadmill Exercise Stress Test.
TEST BED, noun. (idiomatic) Any venue, setup, etc. used for experimentation, testing, proving a concept, etc.
TEST BENCH, noun. A laboratory bench upon which a device is physically tested
TEST BENCH, noun. A virtual simulation of a device for the same purpose
TEST CARD, noun. (optometry) A card printed with various letters or symbols, used in testing vision.
TEST CARD, noun. (UK) (television) A test signal, typically broadcast at times when the transmitter is active but no programme is being broadcast (often at startup and closedown).
TEST CARDS, noun. Plural of test card
TEST CASE, noun. (legal) A legal action intended to set a precedent.
TEST CASE, noun. (computing) Any of a set of conditions and variables used to test an application.
TEST CASES, noun. Plural of test case
TEST CRICKET, noun. (cricket) The highest level of international cricket, where Test sides compete against each other in five-day matches.
TEST DRIVE, noun. A sample use of a motor vehicle done in order to assess its quality before purchase.
TEST DRIVE, noun. (figuratively) Any preliminary assessment of something through use.
TEST DRIVE, verb. To take a motor vehicle on the road to assess its quality before purchase.
TEST DRIVE, verb. (figuratively) To make a preliminary assessment of something through its use.
TEST DRIVEN, verb. Past participle of test drive
TEST DRIVES, noun. Plural of test drive
TEST DRIVES, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of test drive
TEST DRIVING, verb. Present participle of test drive
TEST DROVE, verb. Simple past tense of test drive
TEST ENTRY, noun. A test entry.
TEST FIRING, noun. A launch of a rocket or missile in order to investigate its performance, handling characteristics etc.
TEST FLIGHT, noun. (aviation) a proving flight; usually of a prototype of a new aircraft design before it goes into production.
TEST HARNESS, noun. (computing) A software framework containing tests to verify the behaviour of other software components.
TEST HARNESSES, noun. Plural of test harness
TEST MATCH, noun. (cricket) A five-day first class match between sides representing the official Test nations.
TEST MATCH, noun. (rugby union) An international match between the teams of two nations.
TEST NATION, noun. (cricket) Any of the officially recognised nations who play Test cricket:- Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies, Zimbabwe.
TEST OF TIME, noun. (idiomatic) The correlation of longevity with validity of an idea or trend.
TEST PAPER, noun. A paper submitted by a student for academic examination
TEST PAPER, noun. (chemistry) a small piece of paper impregnated with a chemical indicator for making qualitative tests
TEST PAPER, noun. (legal) An instrument admitted as a standard or comparison of handwriting in those jurisdictions in which comparison of hands is permitted as a mode of proving handwriting.
TEST PAPERS, noun. Plural of test paper
TEST PATTERN, noun. (US) (television) A test signal, typically broadcast at times when the transmitter is active but no program is being broadcast.
TEST PATTERNS, noun. Plural of test pattern
TEST PILOT, noun. (aviation) an aviator who flies new and modified aircraft in specific maneuvers
TEST PORTION, noun. A measured amount (volume) of a test sample being used in a test.
TEST RUN, noun. An initial trial of a device or system to test basic function
TEST SIDE, noun. (cricket) Any national cricket team that is authorized to compete in Test cricket.
TEST SIDES, noun. Plural of Test side
TEST SITE, noun. A place where products or weapons are tested.
TEST SITE, noun. (medical) A clinic or office where medical testing occurs.
TEST SITE, noun. (education) A room dedicated to the administration of exams, especially for certifications.
TEST SITES, noun. Plural of test site
TEST THE WATER, verb. Alternative form of test the waters
TEST THE WATERS, verb. (idiomatic) To explore or probe, as before making a commitment.
TEST TUBE, noun. (chemistry) a glass tube, rounded at one end and open at the other; used for small-scale laboratory tests
TEST TUBE, adjective. Produced in a test tube
TEST TUBE, adjective. Conceived or developed in vitro by artificial insemination
TEST TUBE BABIES, noun. Plural of test tube baby
TEST TUBE BABY, noun. A baby who was conceived by in vitro fertilisation and then implanted in the uterus of the mother
TEST TUBES, noun. Plural of test tube

Dictionary definition

TEST, noun. Trying something to find out about it; "a sample for ten days free trial"; "a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain".
TEST, noun. Any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc; "the test was standardized on a large sample of students".
TEST, noun. A set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge; "when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions".
TEST, noun. The act of undergoing testing; "he survived the great test of battle"; "candidates must compete in a trial of skill".
TEST, noun. The act of testing something; "in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately"; "he called each flip of the coin a new trial".
TEST, noun. A hard outer covering as of some amoebas and sea urchins.
TEST, verb. Put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to; "This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe".
TEST, verb. Test or examine for the presence of disease or infection; "screen the blood for the HIV virus".
TEST, verb. Examine someone's knowledge of something; "The teacher tests us every week"; "We got quizzed on French irregular verbs".
TEST, verb. Show a certain characteristic when tested; "He tested positive for HIV".
TEST, verb. Achieve a certain score or rating on a test; "She tested high on the LSAT and was admitted to all the good law schools".
TEST, verb. Determine the presence or properties of (a substance).
TEST, verb. Undergo a test; "She doesn't test well".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope