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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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Government officials from the two sides of the Taiwan Strait reached an agreement a few days ago at a conference held in Taipei to allow the establishment of field-test networks of next-generation mobile systems in each other's side.
While Monsanto has had a major setback, the University of California at Berkeley has received permission to field-test a genetically engineered microbe, a bacterium altered to prevent it from triggering frost damage in crops.
Rifkin expects a court decision this week on his challenge to the AGS field-test permit.
While EPA was making its decision, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced final approval of a proposal by Agracetus of Middleton, Wis., to field-test tobacco plants genetically engineered to resist tumors caused by crown gall disease.
But the field-test plans of Steven Lindow and colleagues at Berkeley are still up in the air.
She is against PARCC itself, against the field testing, and against the fact that field-tested students in Worcester will also have to take MCAS.
The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command field-tested handheld computers late January at the Port of Charleston, S.C.
Returning to Big Cypress, he field-tested and tweaked his lure to ensure its success.

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