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Austrian physician who developed a rotational method for testing the middle ear (1876-1936) Barany , Robert Barany
atoll in the Marshall Islands; formerly used by the United States as a site for testing nuclear weapons Bikini
appraisal of the biological activity of a substance by testing its effect on an organism and comparing the result with some agreed standard bio-assay , bioassay
alcohol intake testing device breathalizer
intensive examination testing a student's proficiency in some special field of knowledge comp , comprehensive , comprehensive examination
testing of an idea experiment , experimentation
person who enjoys testing innovative ideas experimenter
tuberculin (a derivative of tubercle bacillus) is injected intradermally; a red area appearing 1-3 days later signifies an exposure (past or present) to tubercle bacilli and the need for further testing Mantoux test
full-scale working model of something built for study or testing or display mock-up
person skilled in testing for defects of vision in order to prescribe corrective glasses oculist , optometrist
(medicine) a small hammer with a rubber head used in percussive examinations of the chest and in testing reflexes percussor , plessor , plexor
reflex-testing rubber hammer plexor
act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something proof , substantiation , validation
workplace for testing new equipment or ideas proving ground
act of testing something run , test , trial
disease, medical testing of group for screening
testing objects or persons in order to identify those with particular characteristics screening
ideas, person or place for testing new sounding board
testing idea or opinion, person for sounding board
ban on the testing of nuclear weapons that is mutually agreed to by countries that possess nuclear weapons test ban
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