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test1 Inglés de EE. UU.

A procedure intended to establish the quality, performance, or reliability of something, especially before it is taken into widespread use

test2 Inglés de EE. UU.

The shell or integument of some invertebrates and protozoans, especially the chalky shell of a foraminiferan or the tough outer layer of a tunicate

test Tesauro EE.UU.

a series of scientific tests

test. Inglés de EE. UU.

Testator

Test. Inglés de EE. UU.

Testament

acid test Inglés de EE. UU.

A conclusive test of the success or value of something

Ames test Inglés de EE. UU.

A test to determine the mutagenic activity of chemicals by observing whether they cause mutations in sample bacteria

beta test Inglés de EE. UU.

A trial of machinery, software, or other products, in the final stages of its development, carried out by a party unconnected with its development

drop test Inglés de EE. UU.

A test of the strength of an object, in which it is dropped under standard conditions or a set weight is dropped on it from a given height

drug test Inglés de EE. UU.

A test performed on blood or urine to determine the presence or absence of proscribed drugs and used especially to detect athletes using performance-enhancing drugs such as steroids

high-test Inglés de EE. UU.

(Of gasoline) high-octane

Izod test Inglés de EE. UU.

A material strength test in which a notched specimen is broken by a blow from a pendulum, the energy absorbed being determined from the decrease in the swing of the pendulum

Pap test Inglés de EE. UU.

A test to detect cancer of the cervix or uterus, using a specimen of cellular material from the neck of the uterus spread on a microscope slide (Pap smear)

road test Inglés de EE. UU.

A test of the performance of a vehicle or engine on the road

skin test Inglés de EE. UU.

A test for an immune reaction performed by applying a substance topically or injecting it into the skin

Test Act Inglés de EE. UU.

(In the UK) an act in force between 1673 and 1828 that made an oath of allegiance to the Church of England and the supremacy of the monarch as its head and repudiation of the doctrine of transubstantiation a condition of eligibility for public office

test bed Inglés de EE. UU.

A piece of equipment used for testing new machinery, especially aircraft engines

test card Inglés de EE. UU.

A still television picture transmitted outside normal programme hours and designed for use in judging the quality and position of the image

test case Inglés de EE. UU.

A case that sets a precedent for other cases involving the same question of law

test meal Inglés de EE. UU.

A portion of food of specified quantity and composition, eaten to stimulate digestive secretions which can then be analyzed

test pit Inglés de EE. UU.

A small preliminary excavation made to gain an idea of the contents or stratigraphy of an archaeological site

test rig Inglés de EE. UU.

An apparatus used for assessing the performance of a piece of mechanical or electrical equipment

test tube Inglés de EE. UU.

A thin glass tube closed at one end, used to hold small amounts of material for laboratory testing or experiments

beta test New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words, hyphen as verb)

Pap test New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

test on a cervical smear to detect cancer

road test New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words, hyphen as verb)

test tube New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words, hyphen when attributive)

alpha test Inglés de EE. UU.

A trial of machinery, software, or other products carried out by a developer before a product is made available for beta testing

bench test Inglés de EE. UU.

A test carried out on a machine, a component, or software before it is released for use, to ensure that it works properly

blood test Inglés de EE. UU.

A scientific examination of a sample of blood, typically for the diagnosis of illness or for the detection and measurement of drugs or other substances

breath test Inglés de EE. UU.

A test in which a driver is made to blow into a breathalyzer to check the amount of alcohol that has been drunk

cloze test Inglés de EE. UU.

A test in which one is asked to supply words that have been removed from a passage in order to measure one’s ability to comprehend text

crash-test Inglés de EE. UU.

Deliberately crash (a new vehicle) under controlled conditions in order to evaluate and improve its ability to withstand impact

Draize test Inglés de EE. UU.

A pharmacological test in which a substance is introduced into the eye or applied to the skin of a laboratory animal in order to ascertain the likely effect of that substance on the corresponding human tissue

field test Inglés de EE. UU.

A test carried out in the environment in which a product or device is to be used

flight test Inglés de EE. UU.

A flight of an aircraft, rocket, or equipment to see how well it functions

litmus test Inglés de EE. UU.

A test for acidity or alkalinity using litmus

means test Inglés de EE. UU.

An official investigation into someone’s financial circumstances to determine whether they are eligible for a welfare payment or other public funds

patch test Inglés de EE. UU.

A test to discover whether a person is allergic to any of several substances that are applied to the skin in light scratches or under a patch

Schick test Inglés de EE. UU.

A test for previously acquired immunity to diphtheria, using an intradermal injection of diphtheria toxin

screen test Inglés de EE. UU.

A filmed test to ascertain whether an actor is suitable for a movie role

smear test Inglés de EE. UU.

A test to detect signs of cervical cancer

stress test Inglés de EE. UU.

A test of cardiovascular fitness made by monitoring the heart rate during a period of increasingly strenuous exercise

test drive Inglés de EE. UU.

An act of driving a motor vehicle that one is considering buying in order to determine its quality

test flight Inglés de EE. UU.

A flight during which the performance of an aircraft or its equipment is tested

Test match Inglés de EE. UU.

An international cricket or rugby match

test paper Inglés de EE. UU.

A paper impregnated with an indicator that changes color under known conditions, used especially to test for acidity

test piece Inglés de EE. UU.

A piece of music set to be performed by contestants in a competition

test pilot Inglés de EE. UU.

A pilot who flies an aircraft to test its performance


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