testing ground


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Noun1.testing ground - a region resembling a laboratory inasmuch as it offers opportunities for observation and practice and experimentation; "the new nation is a testing ground for socioeconomic theories"; "Pakistan is a laboratory for studying the use of American troops to combat terrorism"
region - a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth; "penguins inhabit the polar regions"
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testing ground

nTest- or Versuchsgebiet nt; (fig)Versuchsfeld nt

testing ground

nterreno di prova
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VVFRENCH-breds could excel on testing ground in the feature novice hurdle at Sandown 2.
27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The smartphone and other mobile devices market has grown exponentially, and more and more users are expecting error-free devices, creating a new testing ground for vendors that must find a way to keep ahead of the game, according to the latest report from Heavy Reading Insider (www.
The establishment of a new financial pilot zone in Yunnan Province and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region has been sanctioned the plan that would assure as a testing ground for the nationwide financial reforms.
The Celtic Pro Tour has proven to be an excellent testing ground for aspiring tour professionals, with European Tour professionals Stuart Manley and Kyron Sullivan, Asian Tour pro Craig Smith and former double-winning Welsh Open Young PGA professional champion Adam Constable, event winners in recent seasons.
Although not her favourite surface, Passage Of Time has demonstrated her ability to handle testing ground in the past and is taken to be crowned queen of the Knavesmire back over a mile and a half on Ladies' Day.
The testing ground of modern empire; the making of colonial racial order in the American Ohio country and the South African Eastern Cape, 1770s-1850s.
Meanwhile, his family's farm is taken by the federal government to be used as a testing ground for the development of the atomic bomb.
The body is a perfect small-scale exercise in spatial design,' she says, 'a testing ground for ideas and techniques to apply to buildings.
Dover, a town of 25,000 located about 100 miles west of Philadelphia, has become a testing ground in a widening national debate.
RURAL areas of North Wales are to become a testing ground for the rest of the country in a pounds 1.
Such jumbo atoms could provide a rich testing ground for currently inaccessible realms of chemistry and nuclear physics.
The George Washington (CVN 73) and Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) battle groups are the testing ground for an electronic man-overboard indicator before its expected fleetwide deployment in 2003.

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