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Definition of "test" []

  • A procedure for critical evaluation; a means of determining the presence, quality, or truth of something; a trial: a test of one's eyesight; subjecting a hypothesis to a test; a test of an athlete's endurance. (noun)
  • A series of questions, problems, or physical responses designed to determine knowledge, intelligence, or ability. (noun)
  • A basis for evaluation or judgment: "A test of democratic government is how Congress and the president work together” ( Haynes Johnson). (noun)
  • Chemistry A physical or chemical change by which a substance may be detected or its properties ascertained. (noun)
  • Chemistry A reagent used to cause or promote such a change. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "test" in a sentence
  • "Posted Yesterday, 11: 26 pm possible debugging - var test = "imageurl" + TLSTimeInSeconds; alert ( "Looking for:" +test);"
  • "Create a folder named test that contains two files one named. _test.txt and test. txt on OSX and copy to an SMB share on W2k3."
  • "Class - goodmorning mr. jonas Joe - * holds up a stack of papers* were gonna start today with a science test Class - * all groan* Joe - oh stop it, its not that hard * hands out the tests* remember, if u have any questions, raise ur hands. you have 45 minutes to do this, so enjoy * sits at his desk/looks at nick* Nick - * looks up at him/mouths* evil Joe - * mouths back* I love you Nick - * blushes/starts his test* ~Right Before Lunch~ Nick -"