non-destructive test

Definitions

Computing

  • noun
    (written as non destructive test)
    a series of tests carried out on a piece of equipment without destroying it

Electronics

  • A test in which that being evaluated is not damaged, destroyed, or otherwise impaired. Included, for instance, are tests involving optical, ultrasonic, or magnetic imaging. Also spelled nondestructive test.
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