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

 ex·am·i·na·tion /ɪgˌzæməˈneʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ex·am·i·na·tion /ɪgˌzæməˈneʃən/ 名詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·am·i·na·tion n.
 1. The act of examining, or state of being examined; a careful search, investigation, or inquiry; scrutiny by study or experiment.
 2. A process prescribed or assigned for testing qualification; as, the examination of a student, or of a candidate for admission to the bar or the ministry.
    He neglected the studies, . . . stood low at the examinations.   --Macaulay.
 Examination in chief, or  Direct examination Law, that examination which is made of a witness by a party calling him.
 Cross-examination, that made by the opposite party.
 Reëxamination, or Re-direct examination, Law that questioning of a witness at trial made by the party calling the witness, after, and upon matters arising out of, the cross-examination; also called informally re-direct.
 Syn: -- Search; inquiry; investigation; research; scrutiny; inquisition; inspection; exploration.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
           [syn: scrutiny]
      2: a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or
         knowledge; "when the test was stolen the professor had to
         make a new set of questions" [syn: exam, test]
      3: formal systematic questioning [syn: interrogation, interrogatory]
      4: examination of conscience (as done daily by Jesuits) [syn: examen]
      5: the act of giving students or candidates a test (as by
         questions) to determine what they know or have learned
         [syn: testing]