Test object


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Test object (Optics) an object which tests the power or quality of a microscope or telescope, by requiring a certain degree of excellence in the instrument to determine its existence or its peculiar texture or markings.
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In literature:

Whatever the object of the test may be, accuracy and reliability must underlie the work from beginning to end.
"Steam, Its Generation and Use" by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
In tests of naming small objects held by the sender, the receiver correctly named five out of six.
"Genuine Mediumship or The Invisible Powers" by Bhakta Vishita
The more uniform the size and color of the objects the more difficult will be the test.
"Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium" by Jessie H. Bancroft
He contrived his safety-lamp with the object of saving pitmen's lives, and perilled his own life in testing it.
"Lives of the Engineers The Locomotive. George and Robert Stephenson" by Samuel Smiles
Let us go and test them, whether they know these objects.
"The Story of John G. Paton" by James Paton
However, such final tests cannot be omitted without incurring the danger of selecting incorrect objectives for subordinates to attain.
"Sound Military Decision" by U.s. Naval War College
I wouldn't object, though, if you wanted to test him out with a little harmless hazing, long as you didn't go too far.
"Out of the Depths" by Robert Ames Bennet
Tests to determine objectivity in what should be an objective situation.
"Voyage To Eternity" by Milton Lesser
Eclecticism is not open to the superficial objection of proceeding without a system or test in determining the complete or incomplete.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6" by Various
But there is, by definition, no objective test of enlightenment.
"The Zen Experience" by Thomas Hoover
He showed that the attraction between the rubbed body and the test object is mutual.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 2" by Various
The object of the long waits was to try the neophyte's nerves as much as possible, so that he should be in proper condition for the final test.
"Frank Merriwell's Return to Yale" by Burt L. Standish
Foraging consists of a succession of tests of such objects, as the animal moves from one to another.
"Ecology of the Opossum on a Natural Area in Northeastern Kansas" by Henry S. Fitch
As a practical test superposition is valuable, but as a theoretical one it is open to numerous objections.
"The Teaching of Geometry" by David Eugene Smith
We will, therefore, bring the objection to a test, by applying it to certain intellectual phenomena.
"Doctrine of the Will" by Asa Mahan
This new order of things began April 1, 1845, the object being to test the profitableness of the enterprise.
"Inventors" by Philip Gengembre Hubert
He who objects to having his opinions thus tested is regarded as a bigot.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 11 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Miscellany" by Robert G. Ingersoll
The first test will be to find whether the name is still associated in the child's mind with the object.
"The Montessori Method" by Maria Montessori
The object should be to feel the clay and to test its resistance.
"The Potter's Craft" by Charles F. Binns
The best test object that is always at hand is a newspaper pinned flat against a flat wall.
"The Barnet Book of Photography" by Various

In news:

NASA's Orion multipurpose crew vehicle is on a go-slow development path to free funds for near-term agency objectives, but its first full-scale flight test may send it to the Moon.
It is the size of the test object that determines the appropriate path taken on the flow chart.
The law requires all health care institutions caring for newborn infants to test them for critical congenital heart disease, unless their parents object on religious grounds.
The objective of the drill is to establish and coordinate multiple operations through communications and test capabilities with local SWAT teams.
Objective To test the effects of wing warping by manipulating the leading and trailing edges on the wings of a paper airplane.
The beautiful fish was to be the lab's test object as they worked out some new methods.
The object of the test was simple: we compared the quads in full-race form.
Industrial computed tomography (CT) is a unique nondestructive evaluation technique for inspecting interior structures of test objects.
Objectivity refers to a person's willingness to use objective methods to test interpretations for bias or inaccuracies.
Every day, scientists adopt the objective stance when they use methods to test their hypotheses about phenomena.
Any object that has stood the test of time has stories to tell, if an onlooker is willing to observe and listen.
Objective To test the validity of psychic skill.
NASA's Curiosity rover successfully performed its first laser-chemistry tests and resumed sand- scooping tests, after determining a mystery "bright object" in the sand probably fell from the rover.
A San Jose startup has patented and tested a "practical" process for allowing machines to see and recognize three-dimensional objects.
Abby Milligan, 6, of Dripping Springs tested an object Tuesday to see whether it was a fossil during the Texas Archaeological Society's Annual Field School at the Presidio de San Saba in Menard.

In science:

In this paper, our main objective is to derive nonnull asymptotic expansions to order n−1/2 of the distribution functions of the likelihood ratio, Wald, score and gradient statistics under a sequence of local alternatives and to compare the local power of the corresponding tests in the class of DMs.
Local power of the LR, Wald, score and gradient tests in dispersion models
The objects to be tested are known to the developer.
An Approach For Integration Testing In Online Retail Applications
As a matter of fact, all LIV tests that use gamma-ray emission from astrophysical objects lack an independent con firmation.
Prospects of performing Lorentz invariance tests with VHE emission from pulsars
The objective of the test generation process is to provide a set of products that fulfills the requirements of a test criterion.
Bypassing the Combinatorial Explosion: Using Similarity to Generate and Prioritize T-wise Test Suites for Large Software Product Lines
The objective of CTGEN is to cover every branch in the program, which is an undecidable problem, so in practice CTGEN tries to generate a test that produces as high a coverage for the module under tests as possible.
CTGEN - a Unit Test Generator for C
CTGEN is distinguished from other unit test automation tools by the following capabilities: (1) handling of external function calls by means of mock objects, (2) symbolic pointer and offset handling, and (3) requirement tracing.
CTGEN - a Unit Test Generator for C
All other object instances of the diagram represent test components.
Sequence Diagram Test Case Specification and Virtual Integration Analysis using Timed-Arc Petri Nets
Consider a collection of ob jects, some of which may be ‘bad’, and a test which determines whether or not a given sub-collection contains no bad objects.
Optimal pooling designs with error detection
In fact, as is shown here, all objections can be met and the test as stated is correct.
The Bispectral Aliasing Test: A Clarification and Some Key Examples
In particular their analysis did not address the reconstruction objection and may have left the impression that the circumstances for which the test applies are unlikely to be met in practice.
The Bispectral Aliasing Test: A Clarification and Some Key Examples
Other objections to the test have been made.
The Bispectral Aliasing Test: A Clarification and Some Key Examples
The X-ray spectra of these objects should be best fit with thermal Raymond-Smith models rich in lines when coronal emission predominates, a prediction that will be tested with Chandra and XMM-Newton observations.
Coronal X-Ray Emission from the Stellar Companions to Transiently Accreting Black Holes
These pipelines, once properly developed and tested, can lead to a more ‘objective’ data analysis.
Weak Gravitational Lensing
The simulations are carried out by creating a list of test objects from the color libraries presented in Sect. 3.
Object Classification in Astronomical Multi-Color Surveys
For the stars we use just 131 test objects as there are members in the library.
Object Classification in Astronomical Multi-Color Surveys