an aromatic white or brown rice that is a cross between long-grain and basmati rice
Or are novels better thought of as a "testing ground" for all the important relationships in our lives?
Our country is not a lab for your experiments or a testing ground for your theories.
Texas may be a testing ground, but it is in Silicon Valley that ideas germinate and incubate.
One fast look at the map showed that the explosion was well north of the AEC testing ground limits.