dry run

noun

Definition of dry run

  1. 1 :  a practice exercise :  rehearsal, trial

  2. 2 :  a practice firing without ammunition

Examples of dry run in a sentence

  1. We did a dry run of the experiment.

  2. After several dry runs, she was ready to give the speech.

Circa 1941

First Known Use of dry run

circa 1941


DRY RUN Defined for English Language Learners

dry run

noun

Definition of dry run for English Language Learners

  • : a practice event that is done to prepare for the actual event that will happen in the future



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