life test

life test

[′līf ‚test]
(chemical engineering)
In petroleum testing, an American Society for Testing and Materials oxidation test made on inhibited steam-turbine oils to determine their stability under oxidizing conditions.
(engineering)
A test in which a device is operated under conditions that simulate a normal lifetime of use, to obtain an estimate of service life.
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