= R =
reality check n.
1. The simplest kind of test of software
or hardware; doing the equivalent of asking it what 2 + 2 is
and seeing if you get 4. The software equivalent of a smoke test. 2. The act of letting a real user try out prototype
software. Compare sanity check.
--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.