test ban

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n test ban a ban on the testing of nuclear weapons that is mutually agreed to by countries that possess nuclear weapons
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Usage


In news:

F1 test ban contributing to show.
Obama Administration Renews Case for Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.
Should ratify Test Ban Treaty.
Fear of environmental contamination as the result of nuclear fallout was the original impetus for pushing a test-ban treaty.
Test Ban Treaty Becomes Official.
Australia deserves the world's gratitude for leading a last-minute diplomatic rescue of the nuclear test-ban treaty.
Adderall has unwitting NFL players testing positive for a banned substance.
Uzbek wrestler Soslan Tigiev has been stripped of the bronze medal he won at this year's London Olympics after testing positive for a banned substance, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday.
Lamont Peterson tested positive for banned substance, casting doubt on Amir Khan rematch.
Calculators are to be banned from maths tests for 11-year-olds, the Government has announced.
Ruiz has been suspended after testing positive for a banned substance and violating the MLB policy.
Italian jockey Frankie Dettori has been banned from riding in French races for six months after a positive dope test at Longchamp, the French racing authority said on Wednesday.
The International Equestrian Federation said rider Courtney King's horse Mythilus tested positive for the banned substance felbinac.
Hope Solo, goalkeeper for the US soccer team, received a public warning from the US Anti-Doping Agency after she tested positive for the banned substance Canrenone in a urine test.
Russia's anti-doping agency RUSADA says Ikonnikov tested positive for an unidentified banned substance Oct 8.
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In science:

The aim of the VELA satellites was to make sure that the USSR did not break the nuclear test ban treaties with secret nuclear tests in the upper atmosphere and in space.
Gamma-Ray Bursts, Collisionless Shocks and Synthetic Spectra
Department of Defense to monitor for nuclear explosions which might violate the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.
Gamma-Ray Bursts
If value «1» does not appear on the ban output of network Δ during this copying, then it is safe to test network X and next restore states of flip-flops of network X from network Δ. (In cases «b»—«d» we mean that network Δ stands the test described in Table III-1.
Easily testable logical networks based on a 'widened long flip-flop'
The discovery of gamma-ray bursts came up fortuitously in the year 1967 (Fig. 1.1) when the U.S. military satellites Vela, designed to patrol a possible violation of the nuclear test ban treaty signed by nuclear powers in 1963, detected unknown gamma flashes coming from the outer space.
Statistical Analysis of the Observable Data of Gamma-Ray Bursts
Abelson, R. P. (1997). A retrospective on the significance test ban of 1999 (if there were no significance tests, they would be invented).
Caveats for using statistical significance tests in research assessments
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