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a rigorous or crucial appraisal

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He has been impressive in winning both his races so far and this is the acid test."
We haven't played the two teams above us in the table - Leamington and Atherstone - so far and those matches will be the acid tests for us."
The agreement between the companies expands on an earlier collaboration to create a new form of nucleic acid tests. Under the newest agreement, Millipore's global sales organization will sell the MTC-NI assay until the newest sample preparation products and higher sensitivity assays under development by the two companies are launched.
They have Waterford at home tonight followed by acid tests against Shels and Cork.
Earlier in March the FDA approved Roche Molecular Systems, Pleasanton, CA, request to supplement its Biologics License Applications for its HIV-1 and HCV nucleic acid tests to allow for testing of individual cadaveric specimens.
The Pranksters had settled in the nearby woods of La Honda and became famous for their "Acid Tests"--wild, psychedelic-fueled art parties.