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English definition of “test card”

test card

noun [C]   UK (US test pattern)
a picture or pattern that is broadcast so that the quality of the television picture received can be examined and improved if necessary by using the controls on the equipmentTelevision
(Definition of test card noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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