Definitions for validation

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

val•i•dateˈvæl ɪˌdeɪt(v.t.)-dat•ed, -dat•ing.

  1. to make valid; substantiate; confirm.

  2. to give legal force to; legalize.

  3. to give official sanction, confirmation, or approval to:

    to validate a passport.

Origin of validate:

1640–50; prob. < F valider; see valid , -ate1

val`i•da′tion(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. validation, proof, substantiation(noun)

    the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something

  2. establishment, validation(noun)

    the cognitive process of establishing a valid proof

Wiktionary

  1. validation(Noun)

    The act of validating something.

  2. validation(Noun)

    Something, such as a certificate, that validates something; attestation, authentication, confirmation, proof or verification.

  3. validation(Noun)

    The process whereby others confirm the validity of one's emotions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Validation(noun)

    the act of giving validity

Freebase

  1. Validation

    In the pharmaceutical, medical device, food, blood establishments, tissue establishments, and clinical trials industries, validation is the documented act of demonstrating that a procedure, process, and activity will consistently lead to the expected results. It often includes the qualification of systems and equipment. It is a requirement for good manufacturing practices and other regulatory requirements. Since a wide variety of procedures, processes, and activities need to be validated, the field of validation is divided into a number of subsections including the following: ⁕Equipment validation ⁕Facilities validation ⁕HVAC system validation ⁕Cleaning validation ⁕Process validation ⁕Analytical method validation ⁕Computer system validation Similarly, the activity of qualifying systems and equipment is divided into a number of subsections including the following: ⁕Design qualification ⁕Component qualification ⁕Installation qualification ⁕Operational qualification ⁕Performance qualification

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. validation

    1. A process associated with the collection and production of intelligence that confirms that an intelligence collection or production requirement is sufficiently important to justify the dedication of intelligence resources, does not duplicate an existing requirement, and has not been previously satisfied. 2. A part of target development that ensures all vetted targets meet the objectives and criteria outlined in the commander

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