Simple Definition of proving ground
: a place where things or people are tested or tried out for the first time
: a place where scientific testing is done
Full Definition of proving ground
1 : a place for scientific experimentation or testing (as of vehicles or weapons)
2 : a place where something is developed or tried out
First Known Use of proving ground
Rhymes with proving ground
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