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  • n  trying something to find out about it
  • n  any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
    the test was standardized on a large sample of students
  • n  a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge
    when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions
  • n  the act of undergoing testing
    he survived the great test of battle
  • n  the act of testing something
  • n  a hard outer covering as of some amoebas and sea urchins
  • v  put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
  • v  test or examine for the presence of disease or infection
  • v  examine someone's knowledge of something
    The teacher tests us every week
  • v  show a certain characteristic when tested
    He tested positive for HIV
  • v  achieve a certain score or rating on a test
    She tested high on the LSAT and was admitted to all the good law schools
  • v  determine the presence or properties of (a substance)
  • v  undergo a test
    She doesn't test well

  • One was the company's regular screening exam, the other Seligman's test measuring their levels of optimism.
  • Various test prep options available, pick one based on your own learning style: online, classroom, private tutoring.
  • Dutch researchers are developing a blood test that could predict the onset of menopause and the decline of fertility.
News & Articles

  • Airbus A350 Becomes Airborne as Test Pilots Start First Flight
    Two test pilots and four engineers boarded earlier in the morning, outfitted in orange jump suits, helmets and parachutes, accepting wishes for a good flight from Chief Executive Officer Fabrice Bregier and A350 program Director Didier Evrard, ahead of a flight expected to last four hours.
    June 14, 2013 - Bloomberg
  • Test your Iberia IQ: How much do you know about Spain and Portugal?
    Test your knowledge of the Iberian Peninsula. 
    June 13, 2013 - The Christian Science Monitor
  • Test-drive a new green car
    Drive Revolution lets you go behind the wheel next month Want to test drive the latest alternative-fuel vehicles? A large selection will be on hand for the public to take a spin at Drive Revolution, a July 13 event at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry. The event is expected to feature electric, hybrid, biofuel and so-called clean-diesel vehicles from Audi, General Motors, Honda, Kia ...
    June 13, 2013 - Portland Tribune
Quotes

  • Patrick Leahy in The Associated Press
    Leahy and Sessions both said they hoped Kagan would answer questions candidly, although the chairman also cautioned, "No senator should seek to impose an ideological litmus test to secure promises of specific outcomes in cases coming before the...
  • Benjamin Netanyahu in ABC News
    We're ready to make far-reaching concessions today, and the best way to test that is to start negotiations,Netanyahu said.
  • Bob Bradley in The Associated Press
    Without a doubt, the game has grown in our country,US coach Bob Bradley said Sunday, a day after the Americans were eliminated. "We understand that every four years, to some degree, that growth will be put to the test by the results of...

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