[ verb ] test something under the conditions under which it will actually be used
"The Army field tested the new tanks"
Used in print(Medicine in National Defense. Final Report of the...)
In support of the emphasis placed by the Department_of_Defense on instruction in emergency medical_care , the Medical_Illustration_Service developed casualty simulation kits and rescue breathing manikins which are being field_tested ; and overhead_projector transparency sets on the subjects of Military_Sanitation : First_Aid for Soldiers ; Bandaging and Splinting ; the Emergency_Medical_Treatment Unit , Phase 1 , ; and Emergency_War_Surgery in support of the North_Atlantic_Treaty_Organization ( NATO ) Handbook .