noun \ˈtest\

Definition of TEST

: a critical examination, observation, evaluation, or trial; specifically : the procedure of submitting a statement to such conditions or operations as will lead to its proof or disproof or to its acceptance or rejection <a test of a statistical hypothesis>
: a means of testing: as a (1) : a procedure or reaction used to identify or characterize a substance or constituent <a test for starch using iodine> (2) : a reagent used in such a test b : a diagnostic procedure for determining the presence or nature of a condition or disease or for revealing a change in function c : something (as a series of questions or exercises) for measuring the skill, knowledge, intelligence, capacities, or aptitudes of an individual or group
: a result or value determined by testing

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