exam

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n exam a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge "when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Adolf Hitler wanted to be an architect, but he failed the entrance exam at the architectural school in Vienna
    • n exam An examination.
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Usage

In literature:

They knew all the sophomore girls would be up in that exam.
"Cloudy Jewel" by Grace Livingston Hill
Tony tackled it in his spare time, and got most marks in the exam.
"" by E.W. Hornung
Keep her right here in the office and let her do another exam.
"The Merriweather Girls and the Mystery of the Queen's Fan" by Lizette M. Edholm
Not in person but a recording, anyway M'Clare is on Earth surrounded by exam papers.
"The Lost Kafoozalum" by Pauline Ashwell
Jacko passed I don't know how many exams., and he's teaching the curate to play the organ.
"An Ocean Tramp" by William McFee
I read enough to pass my exams in school.
"Aces Up" by Covington Clarke
I'm not intellectual; I have no end of trouble to scrape through my exams., I can tell you!
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 4 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Mr. Jones helped me with the algebra, and in this exam.
"A City Schoolgirl" by May Baldwin
But the boys of the two families were deep in school exams and could not think of coming home for a party.
"Two Little Women" by Carolyn Wells
I am glad to hear what you say about the Exam.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 23 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
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In poetry:

Lightly leapt the young Athletes from his seat beside the Cam:
'This is tempting me, by Jingo, to submit to an Exam!
So it's time, my learned Lady, you and I should say good-bye'--
And he stood with indignation and wild terror in his eye.
"Atheletes And Aesthesis" by E W Bowling

In news:

Julius Brinkis, a veterinary ophthalmologist, gives Jitterbug, a therapy dog owned by Maryanne Dell, an eye exam at Eye Care for Animals in Tustin.
Free eye exams are being offered to service dogs in the month of May by Eye Care for Animals and Merial, a veterinary pharmaceutical supplier.
Research shows that the controversial SAT writing exam is a good predictor of academic success, but only slightly more so than the math or critical reading portions.
Monthly self-exams of your skin and routine use of sun-protection products are good ways to lower your risk of solar keratoses .
Must pass a physical exam and drug test.
I am heading out this afternoon to the Weis Eye Center in Hermantown for my exam to see If I can get Lasik eye Surgery.
New Michigan Bar Exam scoring causing a stir in legal community .
New Software Engineering Exam Approved for Licensure .
This license requires a minimum of 3,000 hours of work while under the clinical supervision of another LCSW, in addition to the successful completion of a state licensing exam.
A statewide registry form of regulation could eliminate persons who have committed crimes, who fail a jurisprudence exam regarding state laws relevant to PIs, and who lack a surety bond or errors and omission insurance.
Licensure Exam Development Committee Activities.
Instead of facing the Braves Tuesday night, Stephen Strasburg was scheduled for an MRI exam and X-ray after General Manager Mike Rizzo decided to sit him.
Free-agent reliever Ryan Madson has reached an agreement with the Los Angeles Angels on a one-year contract pending a physical exam, a baseball source told ESPN.
The number of reliable relievers in the Mets' bullpen shrank by one yesterday when a magnetic resonance imaging exam revealed that Josias Manzanillo has a bone spur in his right shoulder that is causing tendinitis and inflammation.
These results for Marblehead Community Charter School, released in September 2008, are for the MCAS exams taken in the spring of 2008.
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In science:

Figure 4: Examing the effect of varying the dominate halo component.
Exploring the mirror matter interpretation of the DAMA experiment: Has the dark matter problem been solved?
It “should” be much denser than a neutron star, for exam ple.
Origin of the Blueshift in Signals from Pioneer 10 and 11
Exam ples of the value of such studies were presented by Falcon–Barroso, Ganda, an d Verheijen.
Island Universes
After having sat the exams he became a legitimate schoolboy.
The Roland De Witte 1991 Detection of Absolute Motion and Gravitational Waves
Let me now pause for a while in the exam of the paper and let me discuss a bit what we know today about the irreducible UR’s of the Lorentz group.
Majorana and the Infinite Component Wave Equations
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