testing

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testing (comparative more testing, superlative most testing)

  1. difficult, tough
    • 2011 June 4, Phil McNulty, “England 2 - 2 Switzerland”, in BBC[1]:
      England have now gone four games without a win at Wembley, their longest sequence without a victory in 30 years, and still have much work to do to reach Euro 2012 as they prepare for a testing trip to face Bulgaria in Sofia in September.

Noun[edit]

testing (countable and uncountable, plural testings)

  1. The act of conducting a test; trialing, proving.
    • 2011, Emerson B. Powery, Immersion Bible Studies: Luke
      The wilderness testings of Jesus prepare him for ministry in which such temptations and shortcuts will recur.

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Verb[edit]

testing

  1. present participle of test

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Etymology[edit]

From English testing, present participle of test, from Middle English test, teste, borrowed from Old French test, teste (an earthen vessel, especially a pot in which metals were tried), from Latin testum (the lid of an earthen vessel, an earthen vessel, an earthen pot), from *terstus, past participle of the root *tersa (dry land).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: tes‧ting

Verb[edit]

testing

  1. to test someone or something

Noun[edit]

testing

  1. a testing; the act of conducting a test

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:testing.


Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English testing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈt̪ɛst̪ɪŋ]
  • Hyphenation: tès‧ting

Noun[edit]

testing (first-person possessive testingku, second-person possessive testingmu, third-person possessive testingnya)

  1. testing.
    Synonyms: pengujian, percobaan

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