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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.
Fratantoni and his colleagues field-tested this propulsion system about 2 weeks ago in an ocean basin in the Bahamas that's more than 2 km deep.
Returning to Big Cypress, he field-tested and tweaked his lure to ensure its success.
Several MERV "cores' containing webs of ESI membrane are already being field-tested in institutional air-conditioning systems in the U.S.
Given the fact that there is a widely perceived belief (not necessarily corroborated by research) that some of the inhaled medications for the treatment of EIA are ergogenic and might improve performance, the importance of a confirmed, field-tested diagnosis is even clearer.

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