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  • v. Present participle of test.
  • adj. difficult, tough
  • n. The act of conducting a test; trialing, proving

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of testing or proving; trial; proof.
  • n. The operation of refining gold or silver in a test, or cupel; cupellation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of giving students or candidates a test (as by questions) to determine what they know or have learned
  • n. an examination of the characteristics of something
  • n. the act of subjecting to experimental test in order to determine how well something works

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