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test /test/
  • danh từ
    • (động vật học) vỏ (tôm, cua); mai (rùa)
    • sự thử thách
      • to put on test: đem thử thách
      • to stand the test: chịu thử thách
    • sự thử, sự làm thử
      • test bench: giá để thử xe
    • sự sát hạch; bài kiểm tra
      • a test in arithmetic: một bài kiểm tra số học
    • (hoá học) thuốc thử
    • (nghĩa bóng) vật để thử, đá thử vàng, tiêu chuẩn, cái để đánh gía
    • ngoại động từ
      • thử thách
        • to test someone's endurance: thử thách sức chịu đựng của ai
      • thử; kiểm tra
        • to test a machine: thử một cái máy
        • to test out a scheme: thử áp dụng một kế hoạch
        • the doctor tested my eyesight: bác sĩ kiểm tra mắt tôi
        • to test a poison: thử một chất độc
      • (hoá học) thử bằng thuốc thử
      • phân tích
        • to test ore for gold: phân tích quặng tìm vàng
    Concise Dictionary
    +any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
    +the act of testing something
    +the act of undergoing testing
    +trying something to find out about it
    +a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge
    +a hard outer covering as of some amoebas and sea urchins
    +put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
    +test or examine for the presence of disease or infection
    +examine someone's knowledge of something
    +show a certain characteristic when tested
    +achieve a certain score or rating on a test
    +determine the presence or properties of (a substance)
    +undergo a test

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 trial, examination, exam, proof, evaluation, assay, check, check-up, investigation, study, analysis:
    My physics test is tomorrow. Have you had a blood test lately?
    2 try (out), check (up) (on), examine, evaluate, assess, assay, prove, probe:
    Someone ought to test the water for purity.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    of knowledge / ability
    1 ~ (on sth) an examination of sb's knowledge or ability, consisting of questions for them to answer or activities for them to carry out: an IQ / intelligence / aptitude test + to take a test + (BrE) to do a test + a test on irregular verbs + to pass / fail a test + (BrE) a good mark in the test + (AmE) a good grade on the test
    Help Note: Use take / do / sit a test not write a test.
    See also - DRIVING TEST
    of health
    2 a medical examination to discover what is wrong with you or to check the condition of your health: a test for Aids + an eye test + a pregnancy test + When can I get my test results? + We'll need to carry out a series of tests. + The hospital is doing some tests.
    of machine / product, etc.
    3 an experiment to discover whether or how well sth works, or to find out more information about it: laboratory tests + a nuclear test + Tests have shown high levels of pollutants in the water.
    of strength, etc.
    4 a situation or an event that shows how good, strong, etc. sb/sth is: The local elections will be a good test of the government's popularity. + The match with Dundee is a real test of character for us. + He saw their separation as a test of the strength of their love.
    in cricket, etc.
    5 = TEST MATCH: They played well in the first test against South Africa.
    Idioms: put sb/sth to the test to put sb/sth in a situation which will show what their true qualities are: His theories have never really been put to the test.
    stand the test of time to prove to be good, popular, etc. over a long period of time: Her poetry will stand the test of time.
    + verb
    knowledge / ability
    1 to examine sb's knowledge or ability by asking them questions or giving them activities to carry out: [VN] We test your English before deciding which class to put you in. + Children are tested on core subjects at ages 7, 11 and 14. + [V] Schools use various methods of testing.
    2 ~ sb/sth (for sth) to examine the blood, a part of the body, etc. to find out what is wrong with a person, or to check the condition of their health: [VN] to test sb's eyesight / hearing + The doctor tested him for hepatitis. + [V-ADJ] to test positive / negative + Two athletes tested positive for steroids.
    machine / product, etc.
    3 [VN] ~ sth (on sth / for sth) to use a machine, product or substance to find out how well it works or to find out more information about it: You should test your brakes regularly. + Our beauty products are not tested on animals. + The water is regularly tested for purity.
    strength, etc.
    4 [VN] to be difficult and therefore need all your strength, ability, etc: The long climb tested our fitness and stamina.
    See also - TESTING
    Idioms: test the waters to find out what the situation is before doing sth or making a decision
    more at TRIED
    Phrasal Verbs: test for sth
    test sth for sth to examine sth to see if a particular substance, etc. is present: testing for oil + The software has been tested for viruses.(also test)
    + noun
    a cricket or rugby match played between the teams of two different countries, usually as part of a series of matches on a tour
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 examination of sb's knowledge/ability


    demanding, difficult, gruelling | easy, simple | fair, good, objective
    This type of exam does not provide a fair test of the student's knowledge.
    | listening, oral, practical, written | cloze, multiple-choice | placement
    He scored well in the placement test and was put in the most advanced class.
    | achievement, aptitude, endurance, intelligence, IQ, language, memory, mental, proficiency, spelling
    The recruits were put through a week of gruelling endurance tests.
    | driving | screen
    Three actors out of a hundred were chosen from the screen test.


    do, sit (for), take
    I took my driving test last week.
    | pass | fail | give, set | administer | mark


    result | conditions
    As a final practice for the exam, they had to write two essays under test conditions.
    | paper, questions


    in a/the ~
    Some of the questions in the history test were rather difficult.
    | ~ in
    a test in mathematics
    | ~ on
    a test on the French Revolution

    2 experiment/medical examination


    exhaustive, extensive, rigorous, stringent, thorough | statistical | empirical, experimental | field, laboratory | successful | negative, positive | medical | screening
    screening tests for cancer
    | diagnostic | forensic
    Forensic tests showed that the man had been poisoned.
    | eye, sight | hearing | blood, DNA, skin, urine | dope, drug/drugs | fitness | breath, breathalyser | smear
    The government has launched a campaign advising women of the need for regular smear tests.
    | HIV | pregnancy | personality, psychological, psychometric | lie-detector, polygraph | means | flight, road, safety | atomic, nuclear | alpha, beta
    The revolutionary new system goes into beta test this month.


    number, series
    She underwent a series of blood tests.


    have, undergo | do, | use
    The test used in detecting the disease carries its own risks.
    | fail
    Three athletes were sent home after failing drugs tests.


    take place | confirm sth, indicate sth, reveal sth, show sth
    The urine test showed some sort of infection.
    | prove negative/positive | come into force
    The new safety test came into force last month.
    | be designed to
    a test designed to detect bowel cancer


    a negative/positive test result
    | data | conditions
    The machine refused to perform properly under test conditions.
    | bed
    The company is using the university data library as a test bed for its new software.
    | site
    protesters at nuclear test sites
    | facility | drive, flight, run
    He's taken the car out on a test run.
    | driver, pilot | aircraft, car | trial
    The new drink went down well in the test trials.
    | methods, procedures | system | performance | subject | equipment, instruments, kit, machine | samples, substances | programme, schedule | phase, stage
    The software is still at the test stage.
    | session
    Subjects had to attend ten test sessions on different days.
    | certificate
    The vehicle did not have a current test certificate at the time of the accident.
    | case
    This was the first action taken by a cancer sufferer against a tobacco company, and was seen as a test case.


    ~ for
    a test for diabetes
    | ~ on
    a test on the engine

    3 shows how good, strong, effective, etc. sb/sth is


    good | critical, crucial, key, real, supreme, true, ultimate, vital
    a real test of character
    | serious, severe, stiff, tough | simple | objective | subjective | political


    The calls for tax reform pose a severe test for the government.
    | put sb/sth to
    The latest pay dispute has really put her management skills to the test.
    | face
    The new prime minister is facing his toughest political test so far.




    the acid test
    (= a way of
    carry out, conduct, perform, run
    Rigorous safety tests are being carried out on the new jet.deciding whether sth is successful or true)Whether he would accept a pay cut would be the acid test of his loyalty to the company.
    | stand the test of time
    Whether this new technology will stand the test of time remains to be seen.

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