Definition of drop test in English:

drop test


  • A test of the strength of an object, in which it is dropped under standard conditions or a set weight is dropped on it from a given height.

    • ‘The abuse test had two parts: a drop test and a throw test.’
    • ‘An instrumented drop test of the intraluminal stapler was conducted and documented using high-speed video.’
    • ‘Canada's second entry, the Canadian Arrow, has just completed a drop test from 2400 metres into Lake Ontario.’
    • ‘Growth of strains on various plates was compared by a drop test.’
    • ‘In one case, a battery-operated toy lantern failed in a drop test designed to simulate normal usage.’