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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 Europe, the biennial EU-wide stress tests coordinated by the European Banking Authority (EBA) are important inputs for the ECB's Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process (SREP).[1] In other words, rather than finishing with a pass or fail assessment, stress tests now provide a starting point, both for discussions between banks and supervisors and for macroprudential policymakers.
In a short statement, the bank said, 'Under the Federal Reserve Bank's assessment of the Dodd-Frank Act Stress Test supervisory severely adverse scenario, Barclays US LLC projected capital ratios remained above regulatory minimum required levels across all nine quarters of the stress test.'
Stress testing expectations for community banks are less rigorous that what was required in the regulatory exercises, but a well-designed stress test program can still be a judicious way for banks to identify key vulnerabilities to market factors and assess how to effectively manage those risks, should they emerge.
The surgery records of each patient, especially the timing and order of stress test, were reviewed carefully, so as to validate their intraoperative stress test strategies, before or after bony fixation.
We then summarise recent supervisory stress test activity (section 3), how stress tests are used to inform capital adequacy (section 4), and risks that aren't currently captured in typical stress test results (section 5).
There are published recommendations and appropriate use criteria for specific types of cardiac stress tests [7-10]; however, there is no consensus or recommendation about which the modality of cardiac stress test to choose preoperatively.
The macro stress tests have a key role in identifying, preventing and dissolving the risk of banking and the whole financial system.
A stress test, also called an exercise stress test, gathers information about how your heart works during physical activity.
Leon is the first and only cardiologist in the area to offer cardiac stress test with PET nuclear imaging.
The stress test results show that the bank's Common Equity Tier 1 ratio (CET1) is 16.58% under the adverse scenario as at 31 December 2018, well above the regulatory minima, including the fully phased in buffers applicable to the bank.
It fears that the UK is "sailing blindly into a second global financial crisis" and has called on the stress tests to be scrapped in favour of forcing decision-makers to be personally liable for risks.
Instead, it belongs in the list of the significant institutions for which the ECB performed the stress tests, as part of their annual Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process (SREP).