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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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Skin testing is used to confirm suspected allergens.
But such testing is only skin testing; it cannot guarantee if the inner part of the item is actually gold or of the same purity.
Alpha fetoprotein testing is best done 15 to 20 weeks into a pregnancy.
The first step in testing is defining conversion goals.
Professional version used in testing is expensive.
After skin testing and patch testing is completed, it is recommended that patients eliminate all positive foods from their diet for eight to 12 weeks.
One of us Schmitt was involved in the name testing and name selection for TOPS.
Mr. Santorum announced plans to form what he described as a "testing the waters committee" during an interview on Fox News Channel Wednesday night.
The proper challenge to testing is to accept a higher modesty, one that begins with the understanding that this "merit" system pretends to more fairness than it delivers.
In Dubner’s opening paragraph, an important issue in testing is alluded to – should teachers be evaluated on the basis of their student’s achievement test scores?