Business / Machine Shop / Rockwell Hardness Test: The most common hardness testing method. This procedure uses a minor load to prevent surface irregularities from affecting results. There are nine different Rockwell hardness tests corresponding to combinations of three penetrators and three loads.
Test Noun Synonyms: trial, examination, exam, proof, evaluation, assay, check, check-up, investigation, study, analysis
Science / Psychiatry / Projective Tests: Psychological diagnostic tests in which the test material is unstructured so that any response will reflect a projection of some aspect of the subjects underlying personality and psychopathology MORE
Business / Finance / Proxy Contest: A battle for the control of a firm in which a dissident group seeks, from the firm's other shareholders, the right to vote those shareholders' shares in favor of the dissident group's slate of directo MORE
Science / Biology / Prenatal Testing: Testing to detect the presence of a genetic disorder in an embryo or fetus; commonly done by amniocentesis or chorionic villi sampling. MORE
Life Style / College / Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test (PSAT): A practice test for the SAT. This is usually taken in grade 10 or 11 and it gives students an idea of how they will perform on the SAT. MORE
Health / Health Insurance / Preadmission Testing: Medical tests that are completed for an individual prior to being admitted to a hospital or inpatient health care facility. MORE