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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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In tests taken as part of the study, 10% of respondents were found to be HIV-positive; of this group, 46% had tested negative within the year preceding the survey, and 54% had not been tested recently.
This type of test is used to determine the competency of an individual laboratory for specific tests (as per the requirement of the accreditation body).
The tests conducted are required by public law and provide significant data to Army decision makers on key systems and concepts around the world.
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.
These formative factors can occur by implementing a broad array of both traditional tests (essays, multiple choice, binary, completion, matching, etc.
Judicious use of the various types of recognized tests allow the program manager (PM) to reduce risk and ensure performance expectations are met.
Ideally, tests should yield results that provide information about what students know and can do.
To help head off cases of mother-to-child HIV transmission, many obstetricians routinely offer HIV tests to women early in their pregnancies.
Static tests are performed with a standard electromechanical UTM.
The fact that drug testing is widespread suggests either that applicants and employees do not mind it much or that it enhances profits enough to justify the extra cost of finding and keeping workers, along with the direct expense of conducting the tests.
SPC-1 tests and resulting metrics are designed with an understanding that there are two classes of environments, critically dependent on storage subsystem performance in random I/O block server storage environments:
Three instances of false-positive HIV-1 RNA tests have been reported; in each instance, however, the person was not having symptoms and the viral load [reported] was less than 2,000 copies per ml.