Translation of "test" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /test/

to do something in order to discover if something is safe, works correctly, etc., or if something is present

The manufacturers are currently testing the new engine. 生产厂家目前正在试验这种新的引擎。
They tested her blood for signs of the infection. 他们验了她的血,看是否有感染的迹象。

to give someone a set of questions, in order to measure their knowledge or ability

Will you test me on the chemical formulae I've been learning? 你要考那些我一直在学的化学方程式吗?

If a situation tests someone, it proves how good, strong, etc. they are

That lecture really tested my powers of endurance, it was so boring. 那个讲座简直是在考验我的忍耐力,实在太枯燥了。

to do a medical examination of part of someone's body or of a particular physical ability


(Translation of “test verb” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)