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acceptance test[ak′sep·təns ‚test]
A test used to determine conformance of a product to design specifications, as a basis for its acceptance.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
A test conducted by a purchaser (or an agent thereof) (a) to determine if the material, devices, or equipment delivered conforms to the purchase contract specifications and/or (b) to determine the degree of uniformity of the product supplied by the vendor.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
A hardware test witnessed by customers or their representatives to demonstrate the product's acceptability. The term also is used to describe air tests conducted on aircraft before they are accepted by the customer. The latter meaning is used in military circles only.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
acceptance testA test performed by the end user to determine if the system is working according to the specifications in the contract.
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