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field test

(fēld test)
An evaluation of physical fitness performed outside the laboratory environment that can be easily administered to large numbers of subjects with little or no equipment (e.g., 6-minute walk test, 1.5-mile run test, step test).
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Boone is having field-tested students take their regular Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment Systems exams on top of PARCC field tests.
Expansion into Japan further demonstrates Scalix's commitment to providing organizations around the world with a robust, field-tested Linux and open source alternative to the high cost of proprietary messaging and collaboration.
Lisa Guisbond, an assessment reform analyst with Boston-based FairTest, an organization critical of standardized tests, said, "I think the districts feel they're in a bit of a bind'' in terms of choosing whether to give field-tested students the MCAS, too.
scientists have field-tested baculovirus from which a gene had been removed.

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