from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To test again.
- n. A second or repeated test.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A repeat test.
- v. To test again.
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This is called a retest and they're very dangerous.
That apart .. the biggest reason I favor a retest is the varying difficulty levels.
I just tested the password retest mechanisms at Yahoo and Google, and (today) both seemed better than most.
The retest could be the low for the remainder of the year.
* Most of these markets offered some sort of "retest" of the low.
The consensus among traders is for stocks to "retest" their Nov. 20 lows, as though all the Standard & Poor's 500 needs to turn higher is another brief stint near 752.
Some analysts argue that the declines of the past two weeks mark a "retest" of lows hit earlier this month and that the market's ability to rebound is a sign stocks are slowly finding a bottom.
Many money managers expect stocks to fall again, as investors "retest" the lows stocks hit earlier this month.
Most of these markets offered some sort of "retest" of the low.
Many market analysts predicted that while the Dow would "retest" that low, it would not break through it.