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test

noun analysis, audit, check, checkup, effort, examination, experience, experiment, exploration, inquest, inquiry, inquisition, inspection, interrogation, observation, questioning, quiz, research, scrutiny, search, study, survey, trial, try, tryout
Associated concepts: blood test, clear and present danger test, compelling state interest test, prudent man test, right from wrong test, substantial evidence test
See also: attempt, canon, check, criterion, endeavor, experiment, indagation, inquiry, poll, question, research, survey, trial, try, venture

TEST. Something by which to ascertain the truth respecting another thing. 7 Penn. St. Rep. 428; 6 Whart. 284. Vide Religious Test.

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England's Jason Leonard passes the pole test during training yesterdayPicture/GETTY IMAGES
The 14 percent coefficient of variation on modulus of rupture determined for the poles tested in this study is low compared with that determined for the majority of pole test studies conducted on U.
The beam also passes the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) 5-mph rear pole test.
After the Phase I Vehicle Assessment test which was completed for Green Automotive in February," said Ben Rainwater, Executive Consultant to the Company, "it was determined that the All-Electric SUV should be subject to a side impact test and in particular the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) part 214 Oblique Pole Test primarily because it is the more stringent of three (3) separate side impact tests that are required to comply with FMVSS 214.
The pole test is similar to the side impact test yet it involves a pole simulating a tree or a lamppost that the car has slid into sideways.