'Testing' definitions:

Definition of 'testing'

(from WordNet)
The act of subjecting to experimental test in order to determine how well something works; "they agreed to end the testing of atomic weapons"
An examination of the characteristics of something; "there are laboratories for commercial testing"; "it involved testing thousands of children for smallpox"
The act of giving students or candidates a test (as by questions) to determine what they know or have learned [syn: examination, testing]

Definition of 'Testing'

  • Test \Test\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tested; p. pr. & vb. n. Testing.]
  • 1. (Metal.) To refine, as gold or silver, in a test, or cupel; to subject to cupellation. [1913 Webster]
  • 2. To put to the proof; to prove the truth, genuineness, or quality of by experiment, or by some principle or standard; to try; as, to test the soundness of a principle; to test the validity of an argument. [1913 Webster]
  • Experience is the surest standard by which to test the real tendency of the existing constitution. --Washington. [1913 Webster]
  • 3. (Chem.) To examine or try, as by the use of some reagent; as, to test a solution by litmus paper. [1913 Webster]
  • 4. To administer a test[8] to (someone) for the purpose of ascertaining a person's knowledge or skill; especially, in academic settings, to determine how well a student has learned the subject matter of a course of instruction. [PJC] [1913 Webster]

Definition of 'Testing'

  • Testing \Test"ing\, n.
  • 1. The act of testing or proving; trial; proof. [1913 Webster]
  • 2. (Metal.) The operation of refining gold or silver in a test, or cupel; cupellation. [1913 Webster]
  • Testing machine (Engin.), a machine used in the determination of the strength of materials, as iron, stone, etc., and their behavior under strains of various kinds, as elongation, bending, crushing, etc. [1913 Webster]

Synonyms of 'testing'

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