A CDE Definition
(Built-In Self Test) A function built into a machine that tests its reliability. Found in integrated circuits (chip), avionics and electronic systems of all types, a BIST may operate only once at startup (see POST) or periodically while the system is running.
(1) (post) To place an entry on a blog or social networking site or to place a new or revised page on a website. This term dates back to the earliest days of manual record keeping, where "to post to an account" meant to make an entry in a paper ledger.
(2) (Power On Self Test) A series of built-in diagnostics performed by the BIOS in a PC when the computer is first started. See POST code and POST card.
(3) (POST) An HTTP command used to send text to a Web server for processing. See HTTP POST.
(4) (post) Short for post-production.
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