time trial

noun

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.

First Known Use of time trial

circa 1949


TIME TRIAL Defined for English Language Learners

time trial

noun

Definition of time trial for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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