Commissioning vs. Testing

Commissioning vs. Testing — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Commissioning and Testing

Commissioningnoun

The act of granting certain powers or the authority to carry out a particular task or duty.

Testingnoun

A procedure for critical evaluation; a means of determining the presence, quality, or truth of something; a trial

a test of one's eyesight.subjecting a hypothesis to a test.a test of an athlete's endurance.

Commissioningnoun

The authority so granted.

Testingnoun

A series of questions, problems, or physical responses designed to determine knowledge, intelligence, or ability.

Commissioningnoun

The matter or task so authorized

Investigation of fraud was their commission.

Testingnoun

A basis for evaluation or judgment

"A test of democratic government is how Congress and the president work together" (Haynes Johnson).
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Commissioningnoun

A document conferring such authorization.

Testingnoun

(Chemistry) A physical or chemical change by which a substance may be detected or its properties ascertained.

Commissioningnoun

A public board or administrative body

The Federal Trade Commission investigates false advertising.

Testingnoun

A cupel.

Commissioningnoun

often Commission A ruling council within the Mafia that adjudicates family disputes and regulates family activities.

Testingverb

To subject to a test; try

tested the pen by scribbling on scrap paper.testing job applicants.
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Commissioningnoun

The act of committing or perpetrating

the commission of a crime.

Testingverb

To reveal the degree of (a given quality) in someone or something by or as if by means of a test

The experiment tested the rats' ability to solve spatial problems. The long war tested the country's resolve.

Commissioningnoun

A fee or percentage allowed to a sales representative or an agent for services rendered.

Testingverb

To identify the presence or amount of one or more substances in

tested the water for lead.

Commissioningnoun

An official document issued by a government, conferring on the recipient the rank of a commissioned officer in the armed forces.

Testingverb

To identify the amount of (a substance) in something

tested the nitrogen and phosphorus in the soil.

Commissioningnoun

The rank and powers so conferred.

Testingverb

To ascertain the properties of

tested the steel for hardness and tensile strength.

Commissioningverb

To grant a military commission to.

Testingverb

To assay (metal) in a cupel.

Commissioningverb

To grant authority for (something to be made or done); place an order for

commission a new symphony for the festival.

Testingverb

To undergo a test.

Commissioningverb

To authorize or engage (someone to do something)

commission an architect to design a building.

Testingverb

To administer a test

test for acid content.test for the presence of an antibody.

Commissioningverb

To put (a ship) into active service.

Testingverb

To achieve a score or rating on tests

tested high on the entrance exams.

Commissioningverb

present participle of commission

The admiral will be commissioning the new destroyer in a few minutes.

Testingverb

To exhibit a given characteristic when subjected to a test

test positive for the tubercle bacillus.

Commissioningnoun

The process of assuring that all systems and components of a major piece of equipment, a process, a building or similar are designed, installed and tested according to the operational requirements of the owner or final client.

The destroyer's commissioning will be held on February 1st.

Testingadjective

difficult, tough

Commissioningnoun

the act of granting authority to undertake certain functions

Testingnoun

The act of conducting a test; trialing, proving.

Testingverb

present participle of test

Testingnoun

the act of subjecting to experimental test in order to determine how well something works;

they agreed to end the testing of atomic weapons

Testingnoun

an examination of the characteristics of something;

there are laboratories for commercial testingit involved testing thousands of children for smallpox

Testingnoun

the act of giving students or candidates a test (as by questions) to determine what they know or have learned