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testing

the checking of raw materials, components and finished products to ensure that they meet specified performance standards. In principle all materials, components and products could be tested but in practice firms will usually only test a sample of such items. See QUALITY CONTROL. See also ADVERTISING EFFECTIVENESS TEST, NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, TEST MARKETING.
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Sixty-three percent had a regular health care provider; of this group, 69% felt that it was important to receive HIV prevention services from their provider, and 57% had ever discussed HIV testing with their provider.
Proficiency testing is a method of checking laboratory testing performance by means of an inter-laboratory test.
They] have been the back bone of testing, because they put their hands on the equipment daily.
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The instruction also poses a seamless verification process that fosters an integrated testing philosophy in an effort to streamline Test and Evaluation (T&E), much as the acquisition process itself is being streamlined.
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Universal testing machines (UTMs) stretch, bend, compress, or pull plastic samples at a controlled speed until they break.
Justice Antonin Scalia dissented, calling the testing program an "immolation of privacy and human dignity in symbolic opposition to drug use.
With manufacturing standards stressing the need for castings of near perfect quality, nondestructive testing has become widely used throughout the foundry industry.