trial run

noun
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of trial run

: a testing exercise : experiment

Examples of trial run in a Sentence

  1. They will put the software through many trial runs before putting it on the market.

  2. We will have to give the machine a trial run.

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First Known Use of trial run

1903


TRIAL RUN Defined for English Language Learners

trial run

noun

Definition of trial run for English Language Learners

  • : a test in which a product or procedure is tried in order to see if it works correctly


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