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pretest

  1. a trial launch of a product to a sample group of consumers to test the product's operational efficiency and consumer acceptability. See NEW-PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT.
  2. see ADVERTISING EFFECTIVENESS TEST.
  3. see QUALITY CONTROL.
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"With this pretested solution, HPE and NI are helping our customers to reduce their integration risks."
In 2001, TIC Gums added TIC Pretested TICorganic[R] organic certified gum arabic spray dry to its product lines, while this year it added organic certified locust bean gum.
Table 1: Means of Criminal Sentiments Scale Scores Before and After Treatment for Each Group Group Before Treatment After Difference (N) Treatment (Yes/No) Treatment (Mean) (Mean) Experimental (N=55) 43.00 Yes 48.91 +5.91 Contral (N=49) 40.75 No 43.25 +2.50 No Pretest Experimental (N=55) N/A Yes 49.99 N/A No Pretest Control (N=49) N/A No 42.00 N/A Table 2: Two-Way ANOVA Model of Post-Test Means Reflecting Difference Between Treatment and Pretesting Groups Factor A Treatment Treated group Non-treated (N=110) group (N=98) Pretest group (N=104) 48.91 43.25 Factor B (Pretesting) Non -pretest group (N=104) 49.99 42.00 Table 3: Two-Way ANOVA Summary of Results for Pretested/Not Pretested and Treated/Non-Treated Groups Source of Variability SS df MS F Sig.
The Pretested Colloid 10002-95 powder is a blend of hydrocolloids and salts that work together to form a strong gel.
In addition to high internal validity for testing the effect of the intervention, this design also allows an examination of external validity by determining whether the effect of the intervention is different among subjects who have and have not been pretested (Campbell & Stanley, 1963).
Children in all three samples of the camp program were individually pretested on the second day of camp during one of their individual sessions.(3) The post-test was administered in the same setting, by the same counselor-tutor, one day before the program ended.(4) The two comparison samples, composed of children with learning disabilities and/or emotional disorders, were administered the RCDS within an identical time frame (eight days) by their classroom teacher within a traditional school setting.
All sixth grade students with parental consent were pretested in fall 1989, and posttested in spring of sixth (1990), seventh (1991), and eighth grades (1992).
One approach used successfully by this writer is to first carefully define the nature of the scenario to be explored, develop a one-page written draft of an example scenario to use with the group (making sure it is pretested and revised before use), and identifying appropriate topics and questions that need to be explored.
In a nondisclosed exam, many of the test items are pretested, and therefore tend to perform as intended.
The 40 lowest achieving students in each of first and second grade were pretested and two tutors at each school designated to participate in the study.
The chapter on salad dressings and marinades, meanwhile, includes a Caesar dressing made with TIC Pretested Ticaloid[R] 310, while an Alfredo sauce featuring TIC Pretested Caragum 200 is a highlight of the sauces section.
Distributed controls save floor space and expensive cabling and cut machine installation time in half because the machines can be pre-wired and pretested. Gloucester first used distributed I/O controls last year on its lab blown film line and is building its first multi-layer cast stretch-film line using this technology.