alpha test


alpha test
'alpha .test
n
a test of software to see if it works properly, done by the company that is writing the software
→↑beta test

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • alpha test — noun (computer science) a first test of an experimental product (such as computer software) carried out by the developer • Topics: ↑computer, ↑computing machine, ↑computing device, ↑data processor, ↑electronic computer, ↑information processing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • alpha test — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms alpha test : singular alpha test plural alpha tests computing a first test by a company of its new computer equipment or software …   English dictionary

  • alpha test — noun a trial of machinery or software carried out before a product is made available for beta testing. verb (alpha test) subject to an alpha test …   English new terms dictionary

  • alpha test — alfa testavimas statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Pirmieji kuriamos programos bandymai. Testuojama programos ↑alfa versija, kuri gali būti tik būsimos programos prototipas. Pastebėtos klaidos taisomos, išleidžiama nauja alfa versija. Po to …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • alpha test — al′pha test n. cmp cmp an early test of new or updated computer software conducted by the developers of the program prior to beta testing by potential users. Compare beta test …   From formal English to slang

  • alpha test — 1. Psychol. a set of mental tests designed to measure the general intelligence of individuals able to read and write, used by the U.S. Army in World War I. 2. Computers. an early test of new or updated computer software conducted by the… …   Universalium

  • alpha test — first stage of testing a product by a company before releasing a beta test …   English contemporary dictionary


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