stress test means: Federal supervisory agencies conducted tests in 2009 to determine the potential losses of US banks, and if the bank has sufficient capital to weather severe recessions. Two scenarios were used in the stress test: a baseline scenario and a worst-case scenario. (in Stock Market Dictionary)

What else does stress test mean?

  • This graded test measures an individual’s heart beat and oxygen intake during strenuous exercise such as running on a treadmill. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Tests performed to assess the susceptibility of a system/organization to failure in various circumstances. (in Merlin Dictionary)