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EN[ˈtɛstɪŋ] [-ɛstɪŋ]

    Definition of testing in English Dictionary

  • NounPLtestingsSUF-ing
    1. The act of conducting a test; trialing, proving.
    2. Verb
      1. present participle of test.
      2. AdjectiveCOMmore testingSUPmost testing
        1. Difficult, tough.
          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.
      3. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • The project was delayed because of a flowed testing framework installation.
          • The department has been testing samples of tap water in the affected neighborhoods for the presence of the chemical, tetrachloroethylene, which is used in dry cleaning and auto body repair.
          • Offering high-quality software as open-source externalizes benefits to a large community, but also externalizes much of the cost of testing and further development.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • The Nevada test site is contaminated with radiation after years of nuclear testing.
          • The cardiologists, who performed the physical and echocardiographical examinations, were blind to the CT-proET-1 levels and the results of the psychometric testing.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Nouns
            • Countable nouns
            • Verbs
              • Verb forms
                • Participles
                  • Present participles
            Related Links:
            1. en testings
            2. en testingly
            3. en testing framework
            4. en testing frameworks
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of testing for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "testing" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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