One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Psychology a non-verbal test of capability or intelligence based on the performance of certain manual tasks.
2A measurement of the weight gain, food conversion, and other heritable characteristics of a farm animal, as a guide to selective breeding.
3A test of the performance and specification of a machine or manufactured product.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in New York Medical Journal.
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