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field trial

n.
1. often field trials A test for young, untried hunting dogs to determine their competence in pointing and retrieving.
2. A trial of a new product in actual situations of use.

field trial

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

field′ tri`al


n.
1. a competition among sporting dogs under natural conditions in the field, with dogs judged on their performance in hunting.
2. a trial of a new product or procedure to determine its usefulness or efficiency in actual performance.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.field trial - a test of the performance of some new product under the conditions in which it will be used
test, trial run, tryout, trial - trying something to find out about it; "a sample for ten days free trial"; "a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain"
2.field trial - a contest between gun dogs to determine their proficiency in pointing and retrieving
contest, competition - an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants
3.field trial - a test of young hunting dogs to determine their skill in pointing and retrieving
trial, run, test - the act of testing something; "in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately"; "he called each flip of the coin a new trial"
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