flight test

flight-test

[flahyt-test]
verb (used with object)
to test (an airplane or the like) in flight.

Origin:
1930–35

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Main Entry:  flight test
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a preliminary flight to test the performance an aircraft, spacecraft, or rocket
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