dummy run


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dummy run

n
a practice or rehearsal; trial run
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dummy run

Any simulated firing practice, particularly a dive bombing approach made without release of a bomb. Also called dry run.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
Translations

dummy run

nProbe f; (of air attack)Übung f
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dummy run

ngiro di prova
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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