HyperDic: testing

English > 3 senses of the word testing:
NOUNacttestingthe act of subjecting to experimental test in order to determine how well something works
acttestingan examination of the characteristics / characteristics of something
acttesting, examinationthe act of giving students or candidates a test (as by questions) to determine what they know / know or have learned
testing > pronunciation
Soundsteh'stihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > testing: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of subjecting to experimental test in order to determine how well something works.
Example"they agreed to end the testing of atomic weapons"
Broaderexperiment, experimentationThe act of conducting a controlled test or investigation
Verbstestput to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
English > testing: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAn examination of the characteristics / characteristics of something.
Examples
  • "there are laboratories for commercial testing"
  • "it involved testing thousands of children for smallpox"
Narrowerscreeningtesting objects or persons in order to identify those with particular characteristics / characteristics
Broaderexamination, scrutinyThe act of examining something closely (as for mistakes / mistakes)
Verbstestdetermine the presence or properties of (a substance)
testshow a certain characteristic when tested
English > testing: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of giving students or candidates a test (as by questions) to determine what they know / know or have learned.
Synonymexamination
Narrowereleven-plus, 11-plus(formerly in Britain) an examination taken by 11 and 12 year old students to select suitable candidates for grammar school
Broaderinvestigation, investigatingThe work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
Spanishexamen, prueba
Catalanexamen, prova
Verbstestexamine someone's knowledge of something

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