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1. testing [ n ] the act of subjecting to experimental test in order to determine how well something works
Examples: "they agreed to end the testing of atomic weapons"

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These gentlemen are calling_for a resumption of testing - in the atmosphere - on the greatest possible scale , all in_the_name_of national security .

Synonyms testing Related Terms experiment test

2. testing [ n ] an examination of the characteristics of something
Examples: "there are laboratories for commercial testing" "it involved testing thousands of children for smallpox"

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(Jay C. Harris and John R. Van Wazer, "Detergent...)

Harris has indicated that two devices , the Launder-Ometer and Terg-O-Tometer are most widely used for rapid detergent testing , and he has listed the commercially available standard soiled fabrics .

The soiled fabrics used for rapid testing of detergent formulations are made in such a way that only part of the soil is removed by even the best detergent formulation in a single wash .

Synonyms testing Related Terms examination screening test

3. testing [ n ] the act of giving students or candidates a test (as by questions) to determine what they know or have learned

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(Raymond J. Corsini et al., Roleplaying in Business...)

This behavior is more `` veridical '' - or true than other testing behavior for some types of evaluation , and so can give quick and accurate estimates of complex functioning .

While roleplaying for testing is not too well understood at the present time , it represents one of the major uses of this procedure .

Synonyms testing examination Related Terms investigation eleven-plus quiz examine

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