You are looking at 1-20 of 11,264 entries  for:

  • All: examination x
clear all

View:

Overview

examination

Subject: Law

N. The questioning of a witness on oath or affirmation. In civil and criminal proceedings, a witness called to give evidence at trial may be subject to examination-in-chief, ...

examination

examination   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Law (9 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
38 words

...examination n. The questioning of a witness on oath or affirmation. In civil and criminal proceedings, a witness called to give evidence at trial may be subject to examination-in-chief , cross-examination , and re-examination . See also commission...

examination

examination   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Law Enforcement (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Law
Length:
39 words

... The questioning of a witness on oath or affirmation . In court, a witness is subject to examination‐in‐chief , cross-examination , and re‐examination . In some circumstances a witness may be examined prior to the court...

examination

examination   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Education (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Social sciences, Education
Length:
233 words

... Advanced Highers . These public examinations are externally assessed by external examiners , although schools and other institutions may set their own examinations, for example when presenting pupils with mock A levels, in which case the examination is internally assessed by the candidates’ teachers. Proponents of the examination system claim that it has advantages over continuous assessment in that it is a more reliable, objective, and stringent means of assessment . Opponents, on the other hand, argue that examinations impose anxieties and false...

examination

examination   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Dentistry (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Medicine and health, Dentistry
Length:
57 words

...examination n. Investigation of all or part of the body for the purpose of evaluating the state of health or disease . In dentistry it can be both intra-oral and extra-oral and may include visual inspection, palpation , percussion , and measurement of mobility . Examination may also include diagnostic radiographs , laboratory tests, and biopsy...

examination

examination   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017

...examination Generic term for assessment, usually a component of a comprehensive assessment often involving a test of particular body structures and functions....

examination

examination   Reference library

Australian Law Dictionary (3 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
296 words

...examination (1) The process of formally questioning a party or witness under oath or affirmation to adduce evidence, or to challenge or test evidence previously given; usually performed by counsel. In an adversarial system witnesses are called by each side to elicit the facts of the case favourable to that side, in civil as well as criminal matters. Examination in chief (also called direct examination ) is questioning of one’s own witness to draw out facts that help to demonstrate the theory of the case, either through the answers given, which explain...

periodontal examination

periodontal examination   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Dentistry (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Medicine and health, Dentistry
Length:
37 words

...periodontal examination An assessment of the condition of the periodontium by visual examination, probing pocket depths , furcation recording , measuring gingival recession , tooth mobility , occlusion , and restorative status, and by radiographic examination...

macroscopic examination

macroscopic examination   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Forensic Science

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Science and technology, Law
Length:
44 words

...examination Assessment of evidence or other materials on a scale compatible with human vision or under low magnification such as with a magnifying glass; most often refers to simple examination without the aid of any tools or instruments. Macroscopic examination precedes microscopic examination...

clinical examination

clinical examination   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007

...examination A medical examination of a person to ascertain the extent to which he or she is suffering from an illness, condition, or...

re-examination

re-examination   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Law (9 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
59 words

...re-examination n. The questioning of a witness by the party who originally called him to testify, following the cross-examination of the witness by the opposite party. Leading questions may not be asked in re-examination. Re-examination must be confined to matters arising out of the cross-examination; new matter may only be introduced with the permission of the...

re‐examination

re‐examination   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Law Enforcement (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Law
Length:
60 words

...examination The questioning of a witness by the party who originally called him to testify, following the cross‐examination of the witness by the opposite party. Leading questions may not be asked in re‐examination. Re‐examination must be confined to matters arising out of the cross‐examination; new matter may only be introduced with the permission of the judge...

examination anxiety

examination anxiety n.   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Psychology (4 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015

... anxiety n. Another name for test anxiety . Also called exam anxiety...

mock examination

mock examination   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Education (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Social sciences, Education
Length:
116 words

...examination An examination , usually internally set and marked, which is designed to give candidates experience of the examination process, as well as to identify areas of weakness in their knowledge and understanding which they need to improve before sitting the examination proper. It is commonly used in schools to prepare pupils for public examinations such as the General Certificate of Secondary Education and General Certificate of Education Advanced Level examinations. It can also be used in higher education , from first degree right up to ...

terminal examination

terminal examination   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Education (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Social sciences, Education
Length:
89 words

...examination Also known colloquially as an end exam , the terminal examination is one which takes place on completion of the course of study. Examples include examinations for the award of a degree at the end of the period of undergraduate studies; and the examinations in General Certificate of Secondary Education subjects which take place at the end of Key Stage 4. A terminal examination is a means of carrying out a summative assessment , rather than an ongoing formative evaluation which aims to help learners to improve their...

examination terminology

examination terminology   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Education (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Social sciences, Education
Length:
85 words

... terminology Traditionally termed ‘ rubric ’, examination terminology refers to the instructions to candidates found in examination papers. An ability to understand and comply with these instructions is obviously essential to the candidate’s successful performance, and a failure to notice or comprehend them could seriously disadvantage the candidate involved. For this reason, many secondary schools now include guidance on examination terminology in their preparation of pupils for the public examinations such as the General Certificate of Secondary...

clinical examination

clinical examination   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Dentistry (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Medicine and health, Dentistry
Length:
41 words

...clinical examination Physical assessment of the patient which in dentistry includes intra-oral and extra-oral examinations in order to assess oral health status. A range of investigations may be used to help in diagnosis , e.g. radiographs , transillumination , periodontal...

oral examination

oral examination   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Education (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Social sciences, Education
Length:
79 words

...examination A method of formal assessment in which the candidate is questioned face to face by the examiner and is assessed on the quality of their response. The examination of candidates in modern foreign languages usually includes an oral component to enable the student’s skill in comprehending and conversing in the spoken language to be assessed. Oral examinations may also be conducted as an alternative where the candidate is unable to sit a written examination. See also viva...

cross-examination

cross-examination   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Forensic Science

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Science and technology, Law
Length:
43 words

...examination In a courtroom proceeding, the process of questioning a witness who was called by the opposing party. The party that called the witness questions them in direct questioning which is followed by the cross-examination. There can be several iterations of the...

examination paradox

examination paradox   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
125 words

... paradox . The teacher says that some time next week there will be an unexpected examination: on the morning of the relevant day, the students will not know it will happen on that day. The students reason that the teacher cannot set the examination on the last day of the week, for when that day comes they would expect it. He cannot set it on the penultimate day, for when that day comes, and knowing from the previous reasoning that it cannot be held on the last day, they would expect it on the penultimate day. And so on for each possible day. So there...

recall examination

recall examination   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Dentistry (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Medicine and health, Dentistry
Length:
112 words

...recall examination The process of reviewing or re-examining a patient to monitor oral health or any disease progression. It is an important aspect of preventive dentistry . The frequency of patient recall examination is influenced by the predisposition to disease, the current disease experience, the disease experience since the last examination, past dental history, the ability to maintain good oral hygiene and dietary habits, risk factors to other disease processes, patient expectations, and patient lifestyle changes. The National Institute of Health...

View: