- 1A person who tests something, especially a new product.More example sentences
- All products are tested blindly, so testers are not influenced by designer names and fancy packaging.
- It is only on the basis of the tester's appraisal that we carry out any remedial work and then only if it is strictly necessary.
- The testers used each product and timed the process of creating a Web site, including the addition of text, graphics, links and publishing to a Web server.
- 1.1A person who tests another’s proficiency.More example sentences
- The selected testers, in addition to conducting the tests, asked the learner drivers a series of questions relating to basic maintenance of vehicles.
- With the PADI ‘resort course’ that is available in most islands, it is quite possible to get underwater within a day; it consists of safety instruction and a tester in a pool, followed by a guided open-water dive on the reef.
- The company has 22 tutors and 16 testers and does not use an automatic testing system, as is common practice in other workplaces.
- 1.2A device that tests the functioning of something: a cake testerMore example sentences
- Heart valve testers are used by surgeons to check the function of mechanical heart valves after they have been sewn into the heart.
- The tester offers a set-up function to allow operators to set various parameters used in testing configuration and memory storage.
- Check each cell with a battery tester such as the Radio Shack 22-093.
- 1.3A sample of a product provided so that customers can try it before buying it.More example sentences
- Additionally, create inviting retail displays that are visual, entertaining and that offer samples and testers.
- To find your shade, squirt a little of the tester onto the back of your hand.
- A canopy over a four-poster bed.More example sentences
- She tossed her bag onto a lovely old four-poster bed complete with tester.
- For the panel hanging behind the headboard, cut fabric long enough to hang from the tester, or framework, to just below the mattress.
late Middle English: from medieval Latin testerium, testrum, from a Romance word meaning 'head', based on Latin testa 'tile'.