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road test

n.
1. A test of a motor vehicle's operating capability under actual road conditions.
2. A test of driving ability on the road required of a candidate for a driver's license.

road′-test′ v.

road test

n
1. (Automotive Engineering) a test to ensure that a vehicle is roadworthy, esp after repair or servicing, by driving it on roads
2. a test of something in actual use
vb (tr)
3. (Automotive Engineering) to test (a vehicle) in this way
4. to test (something) in a real and appropriate context

road′ test`


n.
1. a check of an automobile's performance in actual operation on the road.
2. an examination of driving skill, conducted in normal traffic, esp. as a requirement for a driver's license.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.road test - a test to insure that a vehicle is roadworthy
test, trial run, tryout, trial - trying something to find out about it; "a sample for ten days free trial"; "a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain"
test drive - test of the roadworthiness of a vehicle one is considering buying
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