Meaning of stress test
- a test, esp. one conducted in a laboratory, to determine how much pressure, tension, wear, or the like a given product or material can withstand.
- a test of cardiovascular health made by recording heart rate, blood pressure, electrocardiogram, and other parameters while a person undergoes physical exertion.
Pronunciation: (stres'test"), [key]
- to subject to a stress test.
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