time trial


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time trial

n.
A competitive event in which participants are timed, as in covering a set distance, often used to select qualifiers for another event.
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time trial

n
(General Sporting Terms) (esp in cycling) a race in which the competitors compete against the clock over a specified course
ˈtime-ˌtrialling n
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