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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Test, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tested; p. pr. & vb. n. Testing.]
 1. Metal. To refine, as gold or silver, in a test, or cupel; to subject to cupellation.
 2. To put to the proof; to prove the truth, genuineness, or quality of by experiment, or by some principle or standard; to try; as, to test the soundness of a principle; to test the validity of an argument.
    Experience is the surest standard by which to test the real tendency of the existing constitution.   --Washington.
 3. Chem. To examine or try, as by the use of some reagent; as, to test a solution by litmus paper.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: tested and proved useful or correct; "a tested method" [syn:
              tried, well-tried]
      2: tested and proved to be reliable [syn: time-tested, tried,
          tried and true]