field-test
field-test field-test, field test field testv. t. to test something in the field, i. e. under the actual conditions under which it will be used; as, The Army field-tested the new tanks. Used in contrast with testing in a laboratory or under controlled conditions.

Syn: field test. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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