the act of subjecting to experimental test in order to determine how well something works
"they agreed to end the testing of atomic weapons"
an examination of the characteristics of something
"there are laboratories for commercial testing"; "it involved testing thousands of children for smallpox"
the act of giving students or candidates a test (as by questions) to determine what they know or have learned
The act of conducting a test; trialing, proving
the act of testing or proving; trial; proof
the operation of refining gold or silver in a test, or cupel; cupellation
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
tes′ting, n. the act of trying for proof: the operation of refining gold and silver: chemical analysis.—Testing clause, in a Scotch deed, the last clause which narrates when and where the parties signed the deed, before what witnesses, by whose hand written, &c.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Testing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4608
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Testing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4193
Rank popularity for the word 'Testing' in Nouns Frequency: #1852
The numerical value of Testing in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Testing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
Science is a mechanism, a way of trying to improve your knowledge of nature. It's a system for testing your thoughts against the universe, and seeing whether they match.
Communities are left testing their soil, testing their children, testing their homes and saying, well, how come I see these contaminations? that’s not how it should be.
My fellow Americans I'm pleased to tell you today that I've signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five minutes. (Comment while testing a microphone before a broadcast 11 Aug 84)
We don't test it anymore. We've moved on to more advanced designs that we already are testing abroad, nowhere outside of the United States have we been required to wait more than one or two months to begin testing.
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