test stand

noun Rocketry.

a device that restrains a missile or rocket during a captive test.

Nearby words

  1. test paper,
  2. test pattern,
  3. test pilot,
  4. test profile,
  5. test solution,
  6. test statistic,
  7. test tube,
  8. test types,
  9. test-ban treaty, nuclear,
  10. test-bed

Origin of test stand

First recorded in 1840–50

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