Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “road test”

See all translations

road test

noun [C]  /ˈroʊd ˌtest/ us  

road test noun [C] (DRIVING TEST)

an official test of driving skill that must be passed in order to obtain a driver's license

road test noun [C] (VEHICLE TEST)

a test of a new vehicle, machine, or idea to see how well it works: The truck currently is undergoing a seven-day road test and initial reports are good.
Translations of “road test”
in Chinese (Traditional) 車輛檢測, (檢測車輛性能的)道路試驗…
in Chinese (Simplified) 车辆检测, (检测车辆性能的)道路试验…
(Definition of road test from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of road test?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “road test” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

escapism

a way of avoiding an unpleasant or boring life, especially by thinking, reading, etc. about more exciting but impossible activities

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

showrooming noun

February 23, 2015
the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.

Read More