bead test


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bead test

n.
A test to identify the metal constituents of a mineral in which a bead covered with the mineral is heated in a flame and cooled to observe its characteristic color and other properties.
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(CDCXM-complement-dependent cytotoxicity cross match, FCXM-Flow cytometry crossmatch, SAB - single antigen bead test).
Just use the 'Water Bead test.' While your car is being washed, observe the water that forms on the flat surfaces.
An easier practical test carried out on different materials consisted of a droplet/ bead test and a run test.