Definition of trade test in US English:

trade test

noun

  • 1A test (of a product, a material, etc.) used in a particular trade or occupation. Now rare.

  • 2A test of a person's proficiency in a particular trade or occupation.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Freeman's Journal. From trade + test.

Pronunciation

trade test

/ˈtreɪd tɛst/