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test bed

[′test ‚bed]
(aerospace engineering)
A base, mount, or frame within or upon which a piece of equipment, especially an engine, is secured for testing.

test bed

test bed
Transport aircraft acting as test bed for a fighter radar.
test bed
A flying test bed for an engine under development.
i. A base, mount, or frame within or upon which a piece of equipment, especially an engine, is secured for testing.
ii. A flying vehicle that carries the item to be tested in the air and is called a flying test bed.

test bed

An environment that is created for testing purposes. A test bed may refer to software only or to both hardware and software. See test case.
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