Just last week, it was reported that the 44-year-old Hunter was discharged from the Navy after testing positive for cocaine.
Vladimir Putin draws on his background as a master spy, testing and teasing the new regime in Kiev and its backers in Washington.
When asked why she was wearing a bulletproof vest, she told an officer that it was a new model she was testing for a company.
“For testing to work as protection you really need to have the industry organized,” he says.
For Mayor Emanuel and the City of Chicago, this is a time of testing while the nation watches.
After testing my cheek lightly with his bill, he began to get in some uncomfortably heavy blows, so I thought it time to stop him.
One reads new meanings into Rome when testing it by this consciousness.
We shall then have an opportunity of testing the exact nature of his principles.
The laboratory and field furnish opportunity for this sort of testing.
The following manipulations are adopted in testing olive oil: Equal parts of glacial acetic acid and water are mixed in a bottle.
late 14c., "small vessel used in assaying precious metals," from Old French test, from Latin testum "earthen pot," related to testa "piece of burned clay, earthen pot, shell" (cf. Latin testudo "tortoise") and texere "to weave" (cf. Lithuanian tistas "vessel made of willow twigs;" see texture (n.)).
Sense of "trial or examination to determine the correctness of something" is recorded from 1590s. The connecting notion is "ascertaining the quality of a metal by melting it in a pot." Test Act was the name given to various laws in English history meant to exclude Catholics and Nonconformists from office, especially that of 1673, repealed 1828. Test drive (v.) is first recorded 1954.
1748, "to examine the correctness of," from test (n.). Related: Tested; testing.
A procedure for critical evaluation; a means of determining the presence, quality, or truth of something; an examination, or experiment.
A physical or chemical change by which a substance may be detected or its properties ascertained.
A reagent used to cause or promote such a change.
To subject to a test; try.
To determine the presence or properties of a substance.
To administer a test.
To exhibit a given characteristic when subjected to a test.