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test data

[′test ‚dad·ə]
(computer science)
A set of data developed specifically to test the adequacy of a computer run or system; the data may be actual data that has been taken from previous operations, or artificial data created for this purpose.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

test data

A set of data created for testing new or revised applications. Test data should be developed by the user as well as the programmer and must contain a sample of every category of valid data as well as many invalid conditions as possible. See test case, test script, validity checking and testing types.
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