(Or “application testing”) A type of testing to confirm that all code modules work as specified, and that the system as a whole performs adequately on the platform on which it will be deployed.
System testing should be performed by testers who are trained to plan, execute, and report on application and system code. They should be aware of scenarios that might not occur to the end user, like testing for null, negative, and format inconsistent values. A tester should be able to repeat the steps that caused an error.
- System v interface definition
(SVID) A standard allowing source code portability between different platforms running Unix System V. (1995-03-28)
adjective throughout a system or organized interrelated structure Examples There was a systemwide failure of electricity this summer.
noun 1. Physiology. the normal rhythmical contraction of the heart, during which the blood in the chambers is forced onward. Compare diastole. 2. Classical Prosody. the shortening of a syllable regularly long. noun 1. contraction of the heart, during which blood is pumped into the aorta and the arteries that lead to the lungs Compare […]
adjective 1. (of blood pressure) indicating the maximum arterial pressure occurring during contraction of the left ventricle of the heart. systole (sĭs’tə-lē) The period during the normal beating of the heart in which the chambers of the heart, especially the ventricles, contract to force blood into the aorta and pulmonary artery. Compare diastole. systolic adjective […]