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field test

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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field testˈfield test noun [countable]  TTEST/EXPERIMENTa test of a new piece of equipment, done in the place where it will be used rather than in a laboratoryfield-test verb [transitive]
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field testOur intention is to carry out a field test with gel in 1994-95, with Gyda being one of the candidates.A field test is a more formal means of ratification in which the draft criteria are applied on a trial basis.Integrating technologies resulted in a successful field test.Quite apart from all the other interesting articles there are the field test reports which I feel to be of particular interest.The field test procedures resemble an actual quality assessment and usually involve an audit of client records.
From Longman Business Dictionaryfield testˈfield test a test on a new piece of equipment done in the place where it is to be used rather than in a LABORATORY, factory etc SYN FIELD TRIAL test
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