crashˈ-test transitive verb
To test (a new product) to establish its breaking point by subjecting it to heat, pressure, impact, etc
Such a test
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Main Entry:crash

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crash-test UK US verb [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they crash-test he/she/it crash-tests present participle crash-testing past tense crash-tested past participle crash-tested] business
to test something to see if it is safe and reliable

Every model is crash-tested to international safety standards.

Thesaurus: to test something or someonesynonym

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v. [trans.] deliberately crash (a new vehicle) under controlled conditions in order to evaluate and improve its ability to withstand impact
n. (crash test) a test of this kind

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ˈcrash-test 7 [crash test crash-test] verb \crash-test sth
to deliberately crash a new vehicle under controlled conditions in order to test how it reacts or to improve its safety
Derived Word:crash test

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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