Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any chemical check for the presence of (usually illegal) drugs in a sample of one's blood, hair or urine.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

    Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • A drug test is commonly a technical examination of urine, blood, sweat, hair follicles, or oral fluid samples to determine the presence or absence of specified drugs or their metabolized traces.

    _Wikipedia

    See also hair testing

    In my opinion, drug testing has become a serious civil liberties violation as it is required more and more frequently by employers in the United States and with increasingly more invasive techniques for even low-level employment where the outcome of a drug test is largely irrelevant. They are used to marginalize certain elements of the population. Often "insurance regulations" are the justification.

    February 4, 2008