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noun

a competition among sporting dogs under natural conditions in the field, in which the animals are judged on the basis of excellence of performance in hunting.
a trial of a new product or procedure to determine its efficiency or usefulness in actual performance.

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Origin of field trial

First recorded in 1840–50
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field trial

noun

hunting a test of or contest between gun dogs to determine their proficiency and standard of training in retrieving or pointing
(often plural) a test to display performance, efficiency, or durability, as of a vehicle or invention
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