test period

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Noun1.test period - a period of time during which someone or something is testedtest period - a period of time during which someone or something is tested
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
probation - a trial period during which an offender has time to redeem himself or herself
probation - a trial period during which your character and abilities are tested to see whether you are suitable for work or for membership
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The two airlines will introduce the marshals on flights for a six-month test period. The move follows demands from the US government to place plain-clothed guards on selected flights to and from the US as a precaution against hijackings.
The contract covers tourist information services based on interactive voice response (IVR) and SMS, and is to be executed during the fourth quarter, beginning with a test period.
Recently Southern Company, a large electric utility in the southeastern United States, successfully completed a similar test in Gadsden, Alabama, with switchgrass contributing 7-10% of the energy produced during the test period.
The current test period involving up to five new registrars, along with NSI, expired on Friday, August 6 and the new agreement will see the test period run through September 10.
These procedures are available for requests made during a two-year test period beginning on Nov.
"we would have expected an 11.4-fold increase in mites during the test period." Rinderer says.
A technician tests commercially available compounds to section five conditions for 1,008 hours, then determines the percent elongation and tensile at break prior to and immediately after the test period per ASTM D 412 for thermoset and thermoplastic materials of 90 Shore A hardness or less.
If, at the end of the test period, the IRS remains convinced that an automatic 60-day extension is inimical to the IRS's currency initiative (a finding we hope would be based not on anecdotal evidence but on a survey of all affected case managers, Appeals officers, and CEP taxpayers), it could revert to the straight 30-day rule (with extension being granted only on a case-by-case basis).
However, during the test period, users have an option to cancel their purchase.
The news comes 101 days into what was originally supposed to be a 60-day test period. It was extended by three weeks to July 16 recently by the Department of Commerce.