to test (a device or product) under various conditions of actual use.
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How to use field-test in a sentence
Marketing data from the initial field test indicated that the game was being played virtually every minute the arcade was open.
This was the field test of the drone system—the only time it would be checked in actual flight until the day of use.The Scarlet Lake Mystery | Harold Leland Goodwin
His mode of attack was not the patent suit, but the field test.The Romance of the Reaper | Herbert Newton Casson
And so the warfare raged, until by general consent the field test was abandoned.Cyrus Hall McCormick | Herbert Newton Casson
They were largely adopted by his competitors, and exist to-day, with the exception of the exclusive contract and the field test.Cyrus Hall McCormick | Herbert Newton Casson
The engineers must have figured this would be a good spot for a field test.Arm of the Law | Harry Harrison