test run


: an occurrence in which a product or procedure is tried in order to see if it works correctly
a test run of new software

Examples of test run in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Brigade Major of the Household Division Lieutenant Colonel James Shaw will oversee the test run before the Major General’s Review on June 1, the Colonel’s Review on June 8 and Trooping the Colour on June 15. Janine Henni, Peoplemag, 29 May 2024 As a test run, Lydia and Julia individually took one college visit without the other present. Sam Cohn, Baltimore Sun, 8 May 2024 When they were introduced for a test run in Cleveland in September 1964, the city’s stores sold out of Kellogg’s first 45,000 cases per flavor. Gregory Wakeman, Smithsonian Magazine, 3 May 2024 More broadly, the team said the review brought some new details to light, including more discussion about the possible bombing test run. Compiled Bydemocrat Gazette Stafffrom Wire Reports, arkansasonline.com, 16 Apr. 2024 The numbers in the first test run [November 2022] were not as good as the second time [June 2023]. IEEE Spectrum, 20 Mar. 2024 Mina says the couple used Turkey Day as a test run for how to handle the situation. Erin Clements, Peoplemag, 9 Jan. 2024 Many counties saw Tuesday's presidential preference election and other recent small elections as a test run for those larger events, which will be headlined by the races for the White House and U.S. Senate. Sasha Hupka, The Arizona Republic, 20 Mar. 2024 The performance functioned as something of a test run for Green Day’s forthcoming headlining tour. Larisha Paul, Rolling Stone, 20 Mar. 2024

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“Test run.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/test%20run. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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