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trial run

n.
A test, as of performance or acceptance.

trial run

n
1. (Automotive Engineering) a test drive in a vehicle to assess its performance
2. a test or rehearsal of something new or untried to assess its effectiveness

tri′al run′


n.
a preliminary performance or test.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trial run - trying something to find out about ittrial run - trying something to find out about it; "a sample for ten days free trial"; "a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain"
experimentation, experiment - the testing of an idea; "it was an experiment in living"; "not all experimentation is done in laboratories"
field test, field trial - a test of the performance of some new product under the conditions in which it will be used
alpha test - (computer science) a first test of an experimental product (such as computer software) carried out by the developer
beta test - (computer science) a second test of an experimental product (such as computer software) carried out by an outside organization
road test - a test to insure that a vehicle is roadworthy
trial balloon - a test of public opinion
Translations
تَجْرِيَةٌ أولى
zkouška
prøveprøvekørsel
próbaút
fyrsta prófun/reynsluakstur

trial run

nperiodo di prova

trial

(ˈtraiəl) noun
1. an act of testing or trying; a test. Give the new car a trial; The disaster was a trial of his courage.
2. a legal process by which a person is judged in a court of law. Their trial will be held next week.
3. a (source of) trouble or anxiety. My son is a great trial (to me).
trial run
a rehearsal, first test etc of anything, eg a play, car, piece of machinery etc.
on trial
1. the subject of a legal action in court. She's on trial for murder.
2. undergoing tests or examination. We've had a new television installed, but it's only on trial.
trial and error
the trying of various methods, alternatives etc until the right one happens to appear or be found. They didn't know how to put in a central-heating system, but they managed it by trial and error.
References in classic literature ?
I know a sub as a mother knows her baby's face, and have commanded a score of them on their trial runs.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai has launched a trial run of its 'Bus on Demand' initiative, starting with Al Warqaa and Al Barsha, which will be free for three months during the trial period.
On a six-month trial run, the new train will be in service twice a day only on weekends, departing from Bangkok at 6:30 am and reaching Pattaya at 9 am, and leaving the resort city at 3:50 pm and arriving back in the capital at 6:50 pm.
The PM also took a ride on a Doha Metro train, which carried out its first trial run through a tunnel between the Economic Zone Station and Oqba Bin Nafie Station and the upper track to Al Wakra Station.
Summary: Dubai has launched a trial run of the region's first electric hydrogen-powered vehicle, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced recently.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched the trial run of the first electric hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle, Toyota Mirai, as part of the Dubai Taxi Fleet, in collaboration with Al Futtaim Motors.
Summary: New Delhi [India], December 19 (ANI): A driverless metro train on Tuesday rammed into a nearby boundary wall during a trial run, due to alleged negligence by the maintainence officials.
The new microbrewery, pub and event space is set to open its doors on Friday, August 11 - but the Handyman Brewery had a trial run to host a huge LIMF after-party.
The age of robot butlers is nearly upon us as Panasonic launches a trial run of their indoor delivery robot, HOSPI.
The future has accelerated into Dubai as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), in collaboration with emaar Properties, is starting the trial run of the first autonomous car on roads The 10-seater car will be shuttling over a 700meter long track in the Downtown Dubai area.
Senior customs official said the GPS monitoring trial run has been successful and Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Road Transport are working out the nitty- gritty to put the system in place soon.