field-test

verb
\ ˈfēl(d)-ˌtest How to pronounce field-test (audio) \
field-tested; field-testing; field-tests

Definition of field-test

transitive verb

: to test (a procedure, a product, etc.) in actual situations reflecting intended use

Other Words from field-test

field test noun

First Known Use of field-test

1938, in the meaning defined above

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“Field-test.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/field-test. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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field-test

verb

English Language Learners Definition of field-test

: to test (something, such as a product) by using it in the actual conditions it was designed for

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