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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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Either before or after receiving their results, three-fifths of respondents reporting a recent HW test had received counseling that covered HIV and AIDS, HIV therapy, reasons for testing, risk behaviors or risk reduction.
The test results after completion are returned to the coordinating body and analyzed against an assigned value to give an indication of the performance of the individual laboratory and the group as a whole.
The Operational Test Command was established 34 years ago at Fort Hood, and I am proud to have been a part of it for the whole ride," said Arthur Woods, the longest employed tester at Fort Hood's Operational Test Command and currently director of resource management.
The first feature is "QuickTest," a setting that allows the developer and QA to easily initiate a series of tests without needing to learn and write a full test script.
To diminish test anxiety, teachers are encouraged to implement a stronger base of formative factors.
This further dichotomized developmental test and evaluation (DT&E), where the acquisition community tested systems and subsystems against engineering and contract specifications, and operational test and evaluation (OT&E), where operators tested the entire systems including its support infrastructure against the mission requirements.
Many schools resort to quick-fix strategies to increase test scores as they feel these competing pressures.
The preliminary positive result typically leads to a repeat ELISA test and must be confirmed by another, more specific HIV test to rule out the possibility of false-positive results.
Subsetting can be used to create much smaller, yet realistic, test databases.
Hayward estimates that the machines in the T-Series, including the PC and Test Navigator software for data acquisition, cost about 10% less than the company's S-Series of benchtop units, which have a digital control panel.
But like Eastman Kodak, Crown Cork & Seal does not randomly test employees; once they're hired, workers can use drugs without getting into trouble, as long as they do their jobs well.
Eddy current testing is sensitive to many properties and characteristics inherent with a material, including alloy content, microstructure, heat treatment, part geometry, surface defects and the distance of the test probe or coil from the casting.