What is test?

  • (verb): Put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to.
    Example: "Test this recipe"
    Synonyms: prove, try, try out, examine, essay
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on test, tests:

Test - Media and Entertainment
... Tests (album), a 1998 album by The Microphones "Tester," a song by Anthrax on the album Stomp 442 The Tester, a reality show produced by Sony about videogame testing Johnny Test, an American/C ...
SAT (disambiguation) - Educational Testing
... College Scholastic Ability Test, or Suneung (수능), a standardized test for admission to South Korean universities National Curriculum assessment, a series of educational assessments in the United ...
Emotional Intelligence - Definitions - Ability Model - Measurement of The Ability Model
... and Salovey's model of EI, the Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (MSCEIT) is based on a series of emotion-based problem-solving items ... the model's claim of EI as a type of intelligence, the test is modeled on ability-based IQ tests ... Although promoted as an ability test, the MSCEIT is unlike standard IQ tests in that its items do not have objectively correct responses ...
Pseudorandom Number Generator - BSI Evaluation Criteria
... numbers according to specified statistical tests ... The tests are the monobit test (equal numbers of ones and zeros in the sequence), poker test (a special instance of the chi-squared test), runs test (count. 1, 1999) and FIPS (140-1, 1994), and the autocorrelation test ...
Horizontal Line Test
... In mathematics, the horizontal line test is a test used to determine whether a function is injective (i.e ...

More definitions of "test":

  • (noun): A hard outer covering as of some amoebas and sea urchins.
  • (noun): The act of testing something.
    Synonyms: trial, run
  • (noun): The act of undergoing testing.
    Example: "He survived the great test of battle"
    Synonyms: trial
  • (noun): Any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc.
    Example: "The test was standardized on a large sample of students"
    Synonyms: mental test, mental testing, psychometric test
  • (verb): Examine someone's knowledge of something.
    Synonyms: quiz
  • (verb): Undergo a test.
    Example: "She doesn't test well"
  • (noun): A set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge.
    Example: "When the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions"
    Synonyms: examination, exam
  • (verb): Achieve a certain score or rating on a test.
    Example: "She tested high on the LSAT and was admitted to all the good law schools"
  • (verb): Determine the presence or properties of (a substance).
  • (verb): Show a certain characteristic when tested.
    Example: "He tested positive for HIV"
  • (verb): Test or examine for the presence of disease or infection.
    Synonyms: screen

Famous quotes containing the word test:

    Poetry is important. No less than science, it seeks a hold upon reality, and the closeness of its approach is the test of its success.
    Babette Deutsch (1895–1982)

    Unless the people can choose their leaders and rulers, and can revoke their choice at intervals long enough to test their measures by results, the government will be a tyranny exercised in the interests of whatever classes or castes or mobs or cliques have this choice.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

    This, then, is the test we must set for ourselves; not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.
    Hubert H. Humphrey (1911–1978)