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[n] 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"
[n] the act of undergoing testing; "he survived the great test of battle"; "candidates must compete in a trial of skill"
[n] any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude etc; "the test was standardized on a large sample of students"
[n] a hard outer covering as of some amoebas and sea urchins
[n] an assay conducted for diagnostic purposes
[n] trying something to find out about it; "a sample for ten days free trial"; "a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain"
[n] 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"
[v] undergo a test; "She doesn't test well"
[v] examine someone's knowledge of something; "The teacher tests us every week"; "We got quizzed on French irregular verbs"
[v] determine the presence or properties of (a substance)
[v] achieve a certain score or rating on a test; "She tested high on the LSAT and was admitted to all the good law schools"
[v] put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to; "This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe"
[v] test or examine for the presence of disease or infection; "screen the blood for the HIV virus"
[v] show a certain characteristic when tested; "He tested positive for HIV"

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