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

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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He would certainly have been hung had this test been in existence.
Woman is a thing of glass; But her brittleness 'tis best Not too curiously to test: Who knows what may come to pass?
Summerlee declared, with an acid smile, that he fully appreciated the difference between the Thames and the Amazon, which lay in the fact that any assertion about the former could be tested, while about the latter it could not.
Summerlee serve on such a committee and test his story in person?
The third remained to be tested yet; and the third might succeed.
Lecount will try the credibility of everything you say to her by one test -- the test of your communicating, or not, with this house.
The ECVAM international validation study of vitro embryotoxicity tests: results of the definitive phase and evaluation of prediction models.
It's not difficult to understand, given how fundamentally unhelpful most summative tests are when it comes to informing instruction and measuring growth.
Poor machinability could be related to factors not detected by the metalcaster with standard tests nor controlled by the machinist in the machining process.
The PEO C3T is better served by using the ABCS 6.4 EIPT's strong infrastructure to provide a more dynamic and flexible organization that will work through the complex issues as it develops, tests, trains, and fields the Army's net-centric battlefield command and control system.
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.
If you mailed 40,000 pieces of your control and two 5,000 cells as tests, the unit costs on the test segments are bound to be higher than the remainder of the mailing.