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1. A test to ascertain the qualifications of applicants, as for an athletic team or theatrical role.
2. An experimental performance of a play before its official opening.
1. a trial or test to ascertain fitness for some purpose.
2. the performance of a play in preparation for an official opening, often taking place away from a major theatrical center.
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|Noun||1.||tryout - 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
|2.||tryout - a test of the suitability of a performer|
trial, run, test - the act of testing something; "in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately"; "he called each flip of the coin a new trial"
screen test - a filmed audition of an actor or actress