- trial run
- nountrying something to find out about it-
a sample for ten days free trial-
a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain
* * *noun, pl ⋯ runs [count]: a test in which a product or procedure is tried in order to see if it works correctly : ↑test run
They will put the software through many trial runs before putting it on the market.
We will have to give the machine a trial run.
* * *a test of how well sth new works, so that you can see if any changes are necessary
This year is a trial run for the new service, before it is officially introduced in 2011.See also: ↑test run
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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trial run — UK US noun [C] PRODUCTION ► a test of a new product or service to discover how successful or effective it is: »Results of a trial run showed sharp drops in ratings for the show … Financial and business terms
trial run — n an occasion when you test a new method or system to see if it works well ▪ This year is something of a trial run for the new service … Dictionary of contemporary English
trial run — trial runs N COUNT A trial run is a first attempt at doing something to make sure you can do it properly … English dictionary
trial run — noun count an occasion when you try something for the first time to find out if it will be successful … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
trial run — ► NOUN ▪ a first use of a new system or product … English terms dictionary
trial run — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms trial run : singular trial run plural trial runs an occasion when you try something for the first time to find out if it will be successful … English dictionary
trial run — doing the steps to see if your procedure is correct, try it out Let s do a trial run to see if we know how to make espresso coffee … English idioms
trial run — noun (C) an occasion when you test a new method or system to see if it works well: This year is something of a trial run for the new service … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
trial run — Synonyms and related words: Gedankenexperiment, audition, bench test, dry run, experimentation, flight test, hearing, pilot plan, practical test, practice, rehearsal, road test, shakedown, shakedown cruise, test, test flight, test run, trial,… … Moby Thesaurus
trial run — noun A test of the suitability or effectiveness of a person or thing (a tryout) Syn: dry run, dummy run … Wiktionary