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Meaning of test

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: trying something to find out about it; "a sample for ten
           days free trial"; "a trial of progesterone failed to
           relieve the pain" [syn: {trial}, {trial run}, {test},
      2: any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or
         memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc; "the
         test was standardized on a large sample of students" [syn:
         {test}, {mental test}, {mental testing}, {psychometric test}]
      3: a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or
         knowledge; "when the test was stolen the professor had to
         make a new set of questions" [syn: {examination}, {exam},
      4: the act of undergoing testing; "he survived the great test of
         battle"; "candidates must compete in a trial of skill" [syn:
         {test}, {trial}]
      5: the act of testing something; "in the experimental trials the
         amount of carbon was measured separately"; "he called each
         flip of the coin a new trial" [syn: {test}, {trial}, {run}]
      6: a hard outer covering as of some amoebas and sea urchins
      v 1: put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental
           use to; "This approach has been tried with good results";
           "Test this recipe" [syn: {test}, {prove}, {try}, {try out},
           {examine}, {essay}]
      2: test or examine for the presence of disease or infection;
         "screen the blood for the HIV virus" [syn: {screen}, {test}]
      3: examine someone's knowledge of something; "The teacher tests
         us every week"; "We got quizzed on French irregular verbs"
         [syn: {quiz}, {test}]
      4: show a certain characteristic when tested; "He tested
         positive for HIV"
      5: achieve a certain score or rating on a test; "She tested high
         on the LSAT and was admitted to all the good law schools"
      6: determine the presence or properties of (a substance)
      7: undergo a test; "She doesn't test well"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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