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time trial

noun

Simple Definition of time trial

  • : a race in which competitors are timed as they race over a course and the one who completes the course in the least amount of time is the winner

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of time trial

  1. :  a competitive event (as in auto racing) in which individuals are successively timed over a set course or distance

Examples of time trial in a sentence

  1. He posted the second best lap in the time trials.



Circa 1949

First Known Use of time trial

circa 1949


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