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Princeton's WordNet

  1. testing(noun)

    the act of subjecting to experimental test in order to determine how well something works

    "they agreed to end the testing of atomic weapons"

  2. testing(noun)

    an examination of the characteristics of something

    "there are laboratories for commercial testing"; "it involved testing thousands of children for smallpox"

  3. examination, testing(noun)

    the act of giving students or candidates a test (as by questions) to determine what they know or have learned

Wiktionary

  1. testing(Noun)

    The act of conducting a test; trialing, proving

  2. testing(Adjective)

    difficult, tough

Webster Dictionary

  1. Testing

    of Test

  2. Testing(noun)

    the act of testing or proving; trial; proof

  3. Testing(noun)

    the operation of refining gold or silver in a test, or cupel; cupellation

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Testing

    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.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'testing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4608

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'testing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4193

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'testing' in Nouns Frequency: #1852

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How to say testing in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of testing in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of testing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of testing in a Sentence

  1. Nancy Messonnier:

    CDC has been actively investigating AFM, testing specimens and monitoring disease since 2014, when we first saw an increase in cases, most AFM cases occur in the late summer and fall,.

  2. Joyce Lignell:

    When you engage in DNA testing with 23andMe, you make a choice [about which testing and cost model you prefer], but you make the assumption (wrongly) that this is their business model -- e.g., charge me for a kit and provide the service. But as we’ve discovered, that is not the case. Their actual business model is based upon selling their ever-growing data pool of DNA results to whoever wants to purchase it.

  3. Sirine Shebaya:

    In June, when this started to happen and reports started coming out that people were sick with Covid... what they originally said is this is just the transfers, and then eventually they started testing and realized' oh, it's everywhere.'.

  4. New York:

    So, not testing -- I mean, if you have been in contact with somebody for a few minutes, that's okay. But if you have been in contact for 50 minutes and that people doesn't have a mask, I think you need to be tested regardless if you have symptoms or not. We know especially young people going into White House and then transmit inside the household. So, the guidelines baffle me and I really don't understand them. the only plausible rationale is they want fewer people taking tests because, as the president has said, if we don't take tests Del Rio won't know that people are Covid positive and the number of Covid positive people will come down.

  5. John Whyte:

    The antigen test commonly known as the rapid diagnostic test after which results are provided in minutes to an hour detects specific proteins on the viruss surface. Its usually highly accurate, but it ismore likely to miss an active infection compared to the molecular test, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Meanwhile, the molecular test, also known as the RT-PCR test, nucleic acid amplification test, or a NAAT or diagnostic test, detects the viruss genetic material and, depending ondemand in the lab, typically takes a day or up to a week for results. This test is highly accurate and usually does not need to be repeated. Those who havesymptoms but have a negative rapid antigen test may require a molecular test to see there isindeed an active infection, according tothe FDA. As it stands now, I think we trade off accuracy for speed, i think we will continue to improve these tests but thats also why being attuned to symptoms and practicing the public health strategies is the way to go for now. Ultimately, we need to do more surveillance testing to really see whats happening in the community. Dr. William Schaffner, a medical professor at Vanderbilt University and medical director of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, told Fox News that testing could play a role in certain situations, using a family with young children visiting grandparents as a key example. Testing could have a role in this, though not so much for grandma and grandpa who have [ likely ] been sheltered at home, he said. But William Schaffner, like John Whyte, expressed concerns over testing accuracy and providing a false sense of security to those who receive the test. I think you have to inquire on the front end how long it takes for the results to come back, it tells you what your status is on that day.

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