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Definitions of test:

part of speech: noun

Application of an agent for investigation purposes as to its value.

part of speech: noun

1. To try a substance, to prove, to determine the chemical nature of a substance by means of reagents, 2. A method of examination to determine the presence or absence of a definite disease, as the tuberculin test; or the presence or absence of some substance in any of the fluids or excretions of the body, as a test for albumin or sugar in the urine. 3. A substance used in making a test, a. reagent. 4. Testa. ( For tests not included in the following list, see under reaction and under the name of the inventor of the test.).

Usage examples for test:

  • Well indeed did the members stand the test "The Trade Union Woman", Alice Henry
  • This was the test "The Man Upstairs and Other Stories", P. G. Wodehouse
  • Still, it is worth putting to the test "The Shrieking Pit", Arthur J. Rees

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