fieldstrip

verb
field·​strip | \ ˈfēl(d)-ˌstrip How to pronounce fieldstrip (audio) \
fieldstripped; fieldstripping; fieldstrips

Definition of fieldstrip

transitive verb

: to take apart (a weapon) to the extent authorized for routine cleaning, lubrication, and minor repairs

First Known Use of fieldstrip

1942, in the meaning defined above

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“Fieldstrip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fieldstrip. Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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