road test

noun
Updated on: 24 Nov 2017

Definition of road test

1 : a test of a vehicle under practical operating conditions on the road
2 : a test on the road of a person's driving ability as a requirement for a driver's license

road test

transitive verb

Examples of road test in a Sentence

  1. The car performed well on the road test.

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First Known Use of road test

1890


ROAD TEST Defined for English Language Learners

road test

noun

Definition of road test for English Language Learners

  • : a test to see how well a vehicle works when it is driven on roads

  • : a test to see how well someone is able to drive a car or other vehicle


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