walk-through

play
noun \ ˈwȯk-ˌthrü \

Definition of walk-through

1 :a perfunctory performance of a play or acting part (as in an early stage of rehearsal)
2 :a television rehearsal without cameras

First Known Use of walk-through

1940


WALK-THROUGH Defined for English Language Learners

walk-through

play
noun

Definition of walk-through for English Language Learners

  • : an activity in which someone walks through an area, building, etc., in order to inspect it

  • : the act of going slowly through the steps of a process, job, etc., in order to practice doing it or to help someone learn it

  • : an explanation or guide that tells you how to do something by explaining each of its parts or steps


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