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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel test]
    • /wɛl tɛst/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel test]
    • /wɛl tɛst/

Definitions of well-tested word

  • noun well-tested the means by which the presence, quality, or genuineness of anything is determined; a means of trial. 1
  • noun well-tested the trial of the quality of something: to put to the test. 1
  • noun well-tested a particular process or method for trying or assessing. 1
  • noun well-tested a set of questions, problems, or the like, used as a means of evaluating the abilities, aptitudes, skills, or performance of an individual or group; examination. 1
  • noun well-tested Psychology. a set of standardized questions, problems, or tasks designed to elicit responses for use in measuring the traits, capacities, or achievements of an individual. 1
  • noun well-tested Chemistry. the process of identifying or detecting the presence of a constituent of a substance, or of determining the nature of a substance, commonly by the addition of a reagent. the reagent used. an indication or evidence of the presence of a constituent, or of the nature of a substance, obtained by such means. 1

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Origin of well-tested

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
1350-1400; Middle English: cupel < Middle French < Latin testū, testum earthen pot; akin to test2

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Parts of speech for Well-tested


well-tested popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 98% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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