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test·er 1

 (tĕs′tər)
n.
One that tests: a battery tester; a taste tester.

tes·ter 2

 (tĕs′tər, tē′stər)
n.
A canopy, as over a bed or pulpit.

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin testrum, from Late Latin testa, skull, from Latin, shell.]

tes·ter 3

 (tĕs′tər)
n.
See teston.

[Alteration of teston.]
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tester

(ˈtɛstə)
n
a person or thing that tests or is used for testing

tester

(ˈtɛstə)
n
(Furniture) (in furniture) a canopy, esp the canopy over a four-poster bed
[C14: from Medieval Latin testerium, from Late Latin testa a skull, from Latin: shell]

tester

(ˈtɛstə)
n
(Currencies) another name for teston2
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

test•er1

(ˈtɛs tər)

n.
one that tests or is used for testing.
[1655–65]

tes•ter2

(ˈtɛs tər, ˈtis-)

n.
a canopy, as over a bed.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin testrum canopy of a bed; akin to Latin testa covering. See test2]

tes•ter3

(ˈtɛs tər)

n.
the teston of Henry VIII.
[1540–50; earlier testorn]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tester - someone who administers a test to determine your qualificationstester - someone who administers a test to determine your qualifications
asker, enquirer, inquirer, querier, questioner - someone who asks a question
2.tester - a flat canopy (especially one over a four-poster bed)
canopy - a covering (usually of cloth) that serves as a roof to shelter an area from the weather
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Translations

tester

1 [ˈtestəʳ] N (= person) → ensayador(a) m/f; (= sample, trial product) → muestra f, artículo m de muestra

tester

2 (o.f.) [ˈtestəʳ] Nbaldaquín m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

tester

[ˈtɛstər] n
(= machine, device) → testeur m
(= person)
She is a computer software tester → Elle teste des logiciels.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

tester

n (of product etc)Prüfer(in) m(f); (= machine)Prüfgerät nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

tester

n. probador, ensayador.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
References in classic literature ?
With our shaggy jackets drawn about our shoulders, we now passed the Tomahawk from one to the other, till slowly there grew over us a blue hanging tester of smoke, illuminated by the flame of the new-lit lamp.
There was an inhospitable smell in the room, of cold soot and hot dust; and, as I looked up into the corners of the tester over my head, I thought what a number of blue-bottle flies from the butchers', and earwigs from the market, and grubs from the country, must be holding on up there, lying by for next summer.
In removing the light towards the bedstead its rays fell upon the tester of white dimity; something was hanging beneath it, and she lifted the candle to see what it was.
He reached up and put the end of rope, with the hook, over the head of the tester bed, where the curtains ought to hang.
will it please you to take a shoulder of mutton to supper, and a tester in your purse, and go back again?
Then cometh the god and converts the statues into fiery men, and by a flash of his eye burns up the veil which shrouded all things, and the meaning of the very furniture, of cup and saucer, of chair and clock and tester, is manifest.
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