Definition of testing ground noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    testing ground

     noun
    noun
     
     
    jump to other results
  1. 1a place or situation used for testing new ideas and methods to see if they work Eastern Europe has been a testing ground for rapid economic reform.
  2. 2a place used for testing machines, etc. to see if they work correctly a piece of land in use as a tank testing ground
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: testing ground