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Trier

 (trîr) or Trèves (trĕv)
A city of southwest Germany on the Moselle River near the Luxembourg border. Settled by the Treveri, an eastern Gaulish people, it was an important commercial center under the Romans and later as part of the Holy Roman Empire. The city was under French control from 1797 until 1815.

tri·er

 (trī′ər)
n.
1. One that tries, as in making an effort or in testing something.
2. Law A judge or jury, as authorized to determine the facts of a legal case based on the evidence submitted by the parties.

trier

(ˈtraɪə)
n
a person or thing that tries

Trier

(German triːr)
n
(Placename) a city in W Germany, in the Rhineland-Palatinate on the Moselle River: one of the oldest towns of central Europe, ancient capital of a Celto-Germanic tribe (the Treveri); an early centre of Christianity, ruled by powerful archbishops until the 18th century; wine trade; important Roman remains. Pop: 100 180 (2003 est). Latin name: Augusta Treverorum French name: Trèves

tri•er

(ˈtraɪ ər)

n.
one that tries or tests; tester.
[1300–50]

Trier

(trɪər)

n.
a city in W Germany, on the Moselle River. 93,472.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trier - one (as a judge) who examines and settles a casetrier - one (as a judge) who examines and settles a case
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
judge, jurist, justice - a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
2.trier - one who triestrier - one who tries        
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
Translations
مُجَرِّب، فاحِص
koumák
ihærdig person
kísérletezõ
baráttumaîur
Trewir
deneyen kimse

trier

[ˈtraɪəʳ] Npersona f aplicada

trier

n to be a triersich (dat)(ernsthaft) Mühe geben

trier

[ˈtraɪəʳ] n to be a trieressere perseverante

try

(trai) verb
1. to attempt or make an effort (to do, get etc). He tried to answer the questions; Let's try and climb that tree!
2. to test; to make an experiment (with) in order to find out whether something will be successful, satisfactory etc. She tried washing her hair with a new shampoo; Try one of these sweets.
3. to judge (someone or their case) in a court of law. The prisoners were tried for murder.
4. to test the limits of; to strain. You are trying my patience.
nounplural tries
1. an attempt or effort. Have a try (at the exam). I'm sure you will pass.
2. in rugby football, an act of putting the ball on the ground behind the opponents' goal-line. Our team scored three tries.
ˈtrier noun
a person who keeps on trying, who does not give up. He's not very good, but he's a trier.
ˈtrying adjective
1. difficult; causing strain or anxiety. Having to stay such a long time in hospital must be very trying.
2. (of people) stretching one's patience to the limit; annoying. She's a very trying woman!
try on
to put on (clothes etc) to see if they fit. She tried on a new hat.
try out
to test (something) by using it. We are trying out new teaching methods.
References in classic literature ?
In this fragment, entitled "Underground," this person introduces himself and his views, and, as it were, tries to explain the causes owing to which he has made his appearance and was bound to make his appearance in our midst.
But he is manifestly afraid of my displeasure; and if at one time he tries my patience by his unreasonable exactions, and fretful complaints and reproaches, at another he depresses me by his abject submission and deprecatory self-abasement when he fears he has gone too far.
As to ornament, there wasn't any, strictly speaking; though on the walls hung some huge tapes- tries which were probably taxed as works of art; battle-pieces, they were, with horses shaped like those which children cut out of paper or create in ginger- bread; with men on them in scale armor whose scales are represented by round holes -- so that the man's coat looks as if it had been done with a biscuit-punch.
He tries again; and, this time, an answering hail reaches us faintly through the white fog.
Military science, seeing in history innumerable instances of the fact that the size of any army does not coincide with its strength and that small detachments defeat larger ones, obscurely admits the existence of this unknown factor and tries to discover it- now in a geometric formation, now in the equipment employed, now, and most usually, in the genius of the commanders.
His delivery is underarm and not inelegant, but he sometimes tries a round-arm ball, which I have seen double up the fielder at square leg.
Thus Spake Zarathustra" is taken home; the reader, who perchance may know no more concerning Nietzsche than a magazine article has told him, tries to read it and, understanding less than half he reads, probably never gets further than the second or third part,--and then only to feel convinced that Nietzsche himself was "rather hazy" as to what he was talking about.
Levin maintained that the mistake of Wagner and all his followers lay in their trying to take music into the sphere of another art, just as poetry goes wrong when it tries to paint a face as the art of painting ought to do, and as an instance of this mistake he cited the sculptor who carved in marble certain poetic phantasms flitting round the figure of the poet on the pedestal.
Nervous pianist tries to push on with prelude, gives it up, and tries to follow Harris with accompaniment to Judge's song out "Trial by Jury," finds that doesn't answer, and tries to recollect what he is doing, and where he is, feels his mind giving way, and stops short.
Everybody knows -- the widow, too, for all she tries to let on she don't.
Sally Henny Penny gets rather flustered when she tries to count out change, and she insists on being paid cash; but she is quite harmless.
When he keeps aloof and tries to provoke a battle, he is anxious for the other side to advance.