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Critical examination
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  1. Critical examination
  2. Official examination or review, as of barracks or troops.
  3. A detailed examination of objects, such as goods or discovery materials, to determine qualities such as fitness, relevance, or consistency with a prior description. A detailed examination of objects, such as goods or discovery materials, to determine qualities such as fitness, relevance, or consistency with a prior description.
A close examination of a matter:
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  1. A close examination of a matter:
  2. The act of inquiring:
  3. A question; a query:
(Chemistry) The separation of a substance into its constituent elements to determine either their nature (qualitative analysis) or their proportions (quantitative analysis).
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  1. (Chemistry) The separation of a substance into its constituent elements to determine either their nature (qualitative analysis) or their proportions (quantitative analysis).
  2. A statement of the results of this process
  3. (Linguis.) The use of word order and uninflected function words rather than inflection to express syntactic relationships
The checks and preparations carried out during this activity.
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  1. The checks and preparations carried out during this activity.
  2. The schedule of operations just before the firing of a rocket, the detonation of an explosive device, etc.; also, the counting off, in reverse order, of units of time in such a schedule
An investigation or inquiry:
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  1. An investigation or inquiry:
  2. An inquiry into a particular subject matter by a special jury.
  3. (Law) An investigation conducted by a coroner, sometimes with the aid of a jury, into the cause of death of a person when the cause may be criminal.
The act of excluding a losing contestant from a match, tournament, or other competition.
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  1. The act of excluding a losing contestant from a match, tournament, or other competition.
  2. (Biology) The act of discharging or excreting waste products or foreign substances through the various emunctories.
  3. The process of expelling or removing, especially of waste products from the body.
The act of a belligerent in stopping and searching a neutral ship for contraband
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  1. The act of a belligerent in stopping and searching a neutral ship for contraband
  2. (Law) The examination of a person or property, as by a law enforcement officer, for the purpose of discovering evidence of a crime.
  3. An act of searching; scrutiny, inquiry, or examination in an attempt to find something, gain knowledge, establish facts, etc.
Alternative spelling of dry run.
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  1. Alternative spelling of dry run.
  2. (Informal) A simulated or practice performance; rehearsal
  3. A test exercise in combat skills without the use of live ammunition.
A practical joke; hoax
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  1. A practical joke; hoax
  2. A questioning or inquiry.
  3. A questioning; esp., a short oral or written examination to test knowledge
A Plimsoll mark.
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  1. A Plimsoll mark.
  2. A recognized standard of quality:
  3. A specific model, type, or iteration, as of a product or machine, especially when part of a series. Usually used with a number:
A written or printed form used in gathering information on some subject or subjects, consisting of a set of questions to be submitted to one or more persons
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  1. A written or printed form used in gathering information on some subject or subjects, consisting of a set of questions to be submitted to one or more persons
A short literary composition on a single subject, usually presenting the personal view of the author.
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  1. A short literary composition on a single subject, usually presenting the personal view of the author.
  2. A written composition of moderate length exploring a particular issue or subject.
  3. A testing or trial of the value or nature of a thing:
To ask, especially politely or formally:
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  1. To ask, especially politely or formally:
  2. To ask questions about (something); investigate or analyze:
  3. To seek information; ask a question or questions
To dispute; challenge
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  1. To dispute; challenge
  2. To pose a question or questions regarding (something); analyze or examine:
  3. To ask a question or questions
(Intransitive) To undergo a test before being selected; to audition.
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  1. (Intransitive) To undergo a test before being selected; to audition.
  2. To test something in order to see if it works.
The result or report of such an analysis
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  1. The result or report of such an analysis
  2. A substance to be thus tested or analyzed
  3. A quantitative determination of the amount of a given substance in a particular sample. Assays are regularly used to determine the purity of precious metals. They can be performed by wet methods or dry methods. In the wet method, the sample is dissolved in a reagent, like an acid, until the purified metal is separated out. In the dry method, the sample is mixed with a flux (a substance such as borax or silica that helps lower the melting temperature) and then the sample is heated to the point where impurities in the metal fuse with the flux, leaving the purified metal as a residue.
A written composition of moderate length exploring a particular issue or subject.
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  1. A written composition of moderate length exploring a particular issue or subject.
  2. A short literary composition of an analytical, interpretive, or reflective kind, dealing with its subject in a nontechnical, limited, often unsystematic way and, usually, expressive of the author's outlook and personality
  3. A testing or trial of the value or nature of a thing:
(Printing) A trial sheet of printed material that is made to be checked and corrected.
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  1. (Printing) A trial sheet of printed material that is made to be checked and corrected.
  2. (Engraving) A trial impression taken from a plate, block, or stone
  3. A trial photographic print.
A formal examination of the facts of a case by a court of law to decide the validity of a charge or claim
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  1. A formal examination of the facts of a case by a court of law to decide the validity of a charge or claim
  2. The act or process of testing, trying, or putting to the proof:
  3. An instance of such a proceeding:
A test of the suitability or effectiveness of a person or thing, especially of a performer (an audition)
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  1. A test of the suitability or effectiveness of a person or thing, especially of a performer (an audition)
  2. An opportunity to prove, or a test to determine, fitness for a place on an athletic team, a role in a play, etc.
  3. A trial run
The process of conducting such a test; experimentation.
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  1. The process of conducting such a test; experimentation.
  2. A test under controlled conditions that is made to demonstrate a known truth, examine the validity of a hypothesis, or determine the efficacy of something previously untried.
  3. A test or trial of something
The conducting of experiments
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  1. The conducting of experiments
  2. The act, process, or practice of experimenting.
A formal examination of the facts of a case by a court of law to decide the validity of a charge or claim
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  1. A formal examination of the facts of a case by a court of law to decide the validity of a charge or claim
  2. The act or process of testing, trying, or putting to the proof:
  3. An instance of such a proceeding:
Any similar handbook for teaching the fundamentals of a subject
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  1. Any similar handbook for teaching the fundamentals of a subject
  2. A text summarizing the basic principles of a Christian denomination, usually in question-and-answer form.
  3. A close questioning or examination, as of a political figure.
(Informal) Shortened form of examination especially when meaning test or in compound terms.
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  1. (Informal) Shortened form of examination especially when meaning test or in compound terms.
  2. An examination; a test.
  3. (Short for) examination
The act of examining or the state of being examined:
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  1. The act of examining or the state of being examined:
  2. An examining or being examined; investigation; inspection; checkup; scrutiny; inquiry; testing
  3. A formal interrogation:
(Obs.) An odd or eccentric person
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  1. (Obs.) An odd or eccentric person
  2. A questioning or inquiry.
  3. A questioning; esp., a short oral or written examination to test knowledge
A standard by which something can be measured or judged:
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  1. A standard by which something can be measured or judged:
  2. A surveyor's mark made on a stationary object of previously determined position and elevation and used as a reference point, as in geologic surveys or tidal observations.
A standard, rule, or test by which something can be judged; measure of value
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  1. A standard, rule, or test by which something can be judged; measure of value
  2. A standard, rule, or test on which a judgment or decision can be based.
A measure of the fineness of a knitted or crocheted fabric
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  1. A measure of the fineness of a knitted or crocheted fabric
  2. A standard dimension, quantity, or capacity, as:
  3. A standard measure or scale of measurement
A reference standard or sample used for the quantitative comparison of properties:
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  1. A reference standard or sample used for the quantitative comparison of properties:
  2. Any standard of valuation, comparison, judgment, etc.; criterion
  3. An instrument for measuring, or a container of standard capacity
A degree or level of requirement, excellence, or attainment:
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  1. A degree or level of requirement, excellence, or attainment:
  2. Something established for use as a rule or basis of comparison in measuring or judging capacity, quantity, content, extent, value, quality, etc.
  3. The type, model, or example commonly or generally accepted or adhered to; criterion set for usages or practices
An excellent quality or example that is used to test the excellence or genuineness of others:
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  1. An excellent quality or example that is used to test the excellence or genuineness of others:
  2. A hard black stone, such as jasper or basalt, formerly used to test the quality of gold or silver by comparing the streak left on the stone by one of these metals with that of a standard alloy.
  3. A standard of comparison or evaluation.
A graduated stick or rod one yard in length, used in measuring
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  1. A graduated stick or rod one yard in length, used in measuring
  2. A test, standard, or model used in measurement, comparison, or judgment.
  3. (Figuratively) A standard to which other measurements or comparisons are judged.
Serving as an experiment; serving to experiment.
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  1. Serving as an experiment; serving to experiment.
  2. Of the nature of an experiment; constituting or undergoing a test:
  3. Relating to or based on experiment:
That serves as a guide or guiding device
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  1. That serves as a guide or guiding device
  2. Serving as a tentative model for future experiment or development:
  3. That serves as a trial unit for experimentation or testing
Attempted or advanced on a provisional or experimental basis:
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  1. Attempted or advanced on a provisional or experimental basis:
  2. Pertaining to a trial or test.
  3. Of a trial or trials
To examine by trial or experiment; put to a test:
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  1. To examine by trial or experiment; put to a test:
  2. A quantitative determination of the amount of a given substance in a particular sample. Assays are regularly used to determine the purity of precious metals. They can be performed by wet methods or dry methods. In the wet method, the sample is dissolved in a reagent, like an acid, until the purified metal is separated out. In the dry method, the sample is mixed with a flux (a substance such as borax or silica that helps lower the melting temperature) and then the sample is heated to the point where impurities in the metal fuse with the flux, leaving the purified metal as a residue.
  3. To attempt; try:
To test the nature or quality of; try out
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  1. To test the nature or quality of; try out
  2. To try; attempt
  3. (Dated) To try.
To question formally, as to elicit facts or information; interrogate:
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  1. To question formally, as to elicit facts or information; interrogate:
  2. To test or check the condition or health of:
  3. To look at or into critically or methodically in order to find out the facts, condition, etc. of; investigate; inspect; scrutinize; inquire into
(Archaic) To experience; learn or know by experience
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  1. (Archaic) To experience; learn or know by experience
  2. (Archaic) To find out or learn (something) through experience.
  3. To test by experiment, a standard, etc.; subject to a testing process; try out
(Obs.) To find to be so by test or experience; prove
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  1. (Obs.) To find to be so by test or experience; prove
  2. To make an effort; strive:
  3. To taste, sample, or otherwise test in order to determine strength, effect, worth, or desirability:
To test something in order to see if it works.
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  1. To test something in order to see if it works.
  2. (Intransitive) To undergo a test before being selected; to audition.
To question formally, as to elicit facts or information; interrogate:
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  1. To question formally, as to elicit facts or information; interrogate:
  2. To look at or into critically or methodically in order to find out the facts, condition, etc. of; investigate; inspect; scrutinize; inquire into
  3. To test or check the condition or health of:
To ask questions of
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  1. To ask questions of
  2. (Now Rare) To look at, often specif., inquisitively, teasingly, etc.
  3. (Obs.) To make fun of
A test or procedure carried out under controlled conditions to determine the validity of a hypothesis or make a discovery.
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  1. A test or procedure carried out under controlled conditions to determine the validity of a hypothesis or make a discovery.
  2. To try something new, especially in order to gain experience:
  3. To conduct an experiment.
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