2. Verb. (transitive) To test again. ¹
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Definition of Retest
1. test [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: test
Lexicographical Neighbors of Retest
Literary usage of Retest
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Clinician's Handbook of Preventive Services: Put Prevention Into Practice by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
">36 to 72 months of age—retest once a year until sixth ... MB 15-19 retest every 3-4 months. The family should be given education and nutritional counseling ..."
2. Car Builders' Cyclopedia of American Practice by American Railway Association, Master Car Builders' Association, Mechanical Division, Association of American Railroads (1903)
"If any coupler, or pair, fails to stand the prescribed test, but before failing stands a sufficient number of blows to make a retest admissible, ..."
3. Risk Assessment for Neurobehavioral Toxicity edited by Bernard Weiss, Jurg Elsner (1997)
"Reliability can be measured in several ways: a) test-retest reliability (or coefficient of stability) measures variation with time or test sessions; ..."
4. Guidelines for the Evaluation and Control of Lead-Based Paint Hazards in Housingby David E. Jacobs by David E. Jacobs (1996)
"Compute the retest Tolerance Limit by the following steps: Determine XRF results for ... Do not correct the original or retest readings for substrate bias. ..."
5. School Violence: Views of Students & the Community: Congressional Hearings edited by Michael Castle (2001)
"Test-retest reliability looks at the consistency of responses over time. ... Instruments should have a test-retest reliability of .6 or higher. ..."