Definition of bench test in English:

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bench test

Pronunciation: /ˈbenCH ˌtest/
chiefly Computing


A test carried out on a machine, a component, or software before it is released for use, to ensure that it works properly.
Example sentences
  • The finer images also enable researchers to more accurately model and predict the behavior of materials on computers before time-consuming and expensive bench tests are conducted.
  • Each engine is assembled crankshaft to harness by an individual technician, who then bench tests it and affixes his personally signed plaque to it.
  • Tests EPG conducts consist of bench tests, lab tests, field tests, and large-scale, geographically distributed SOS tests.


(bench-test) [with object]
1Run a bench test on (something): they are offering you the chance to bench-test their applications
More example sentences
  • I took the old starter to Autozone and they bench tested it.
  • Do you know if they bench tested the transmission?
1.1 [no object] Give particular results during a bench test: it bench-tests two times faster than the previous version

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