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alpha-test

verb (used with object), Computers.
1.
to subject (software or hardware) to an alpha test.
Compare beta-test.
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British Dictionary definitions for alpha testing

alpha-test

noun
1.
an in-house test of a new or modified piece of computer software
verb (transitive)
2.
to test (software) in this way Compare beta-test
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alpha testing in Technology

programming
Testing of software at the developer's site by the customer. The stage before beta testing.
(1996-05-10)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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