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trial run

The performance of some task or action as a means of testing or rehearsing something. They want everyone to show up tomorrow for a trial run of the ceremony. See if you can do a trial run on the laptop before you buy it from him.
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a trial run

COMMON A trial run is something that you do to practise before you do it at a more important time. They will use their match with the highly-rated Saracens forwards on Wednesday as a trial run for what awaits them on February 26.
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a ˌtrial ˈrun

a first try at doing something, to test it or for practice: Take the car for a trial run before you buy it.
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The first cargo trial run was conducted between Kolkata and Agartala through Bangladesh between November 1-3, 2015, by DHL.
The first trial of Talgo trains started from the end of May this year on the Bareilly-Moradabad stretch in Uttar Pradesh and the second trial run was conducted on the Palwal-to-Mathura section of the North-Central Railway.
After trial runs, DMRC will have to get the mandatory Commissioner for Metro Rail Safety ( CMRS) clearance, after inspecting the line for all safety parameters for passengers.
In the next stage, which will begin on April 16, the trial run will extend to zone two, which will cover four more stations and three quarters of the 10.6 km track that will be operational from November 2014, it said.
The Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QC) and Qatar Airways plant to conduct a three-day trial run at the Hamad International Airport (HIA) ahead of its April launch, reports The Peninsula .
(NYSE: HNP) (HKEx:902) (SSE:600011), a China-based power producer, has completed a trial run of one 600MW coal-fired generating unit (Unit 2) at the Shanxi Huaneng Zuoquan Power Plant.
The trial run was preceded by a small puja, with senior DMRC officials in attendance who also travelled on the first train from Lajpat Nagar to Central Secretariat.
However, the major benefit of solidification modeling is to eliminate development delays and shorten trial run campaigns.
The trial runs will continue daily and will expand their reach in three phases over the next few months.
ALMOST three years since its inception, trial runs were started on Monday on the first section of Delhi Metro's Phase III, between Central Secretariat and Mandi House Metro stations.
New Delhi, Dec 30 ( ANI ): The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will start trial runs on the first section of Phase III, between Central Secretariat and Mandi House from today.
Auto Business News-September 23, 2011--Maruti Suzuki India Limited to start trial runs for Dzire(C)1994-2011 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
Tenders are invited for Design ,construction ,supply,testing and commissioning of mini piped water supply schemes with solar powered pumps in the SC/ST habitations in the districts of muzzafarpur, sitamarhi,shivhar,vaishali,samastipur,darbhanga,madhubanu,E.champaran.W.champaran,saran,siwan & gopalganj on turnkey basis with three months trial runs after commissioning and comprehensive O&M of sixty months after successful completion of trial run period
Dubai: The trial runs on Dubai Tram will begin on Sunday with the initial batch of 11 trains that arrived in Dubai and have been put on the rail tracks, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced.
We may conduct two more trial runs. We are waiting for authorisation from the Centre for a railway information systems officer.