dry run


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  • noun

Synonyms for dry run

a practice session in preparation for a public performance (as of a play or speech or concert)

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US officials said they were examining if the incident was a dry run for a future terror attack and whether the men were testing the aviation security system to see if strange items and travel patterns would raise suspicion.
For the dry run, the staff inserted lead and zirconium rods instead.
Workmen Karl Dower and Peter Reynolds did a dry run on St George's Hall festive ice rink before it opened for business.
In the absence of any pressurized media, the seals pop-off, allowing indefinite dry run.
Another ankle: Vladimir Radmanovic suffered a sprained ankle going through a dry run at practice.
And Shadow Local Government Secretary Caroline Spelman said: "This so-called dry run is a sham.
The bad news is that it may only have been a dry run for terrorism in Iraq--or somewhere else.
Pre-Opening Day' on May 27 will be Ascot's first fixture since September 2004 and is being used as a dry run for the official opening of the course, which will take place on Tuesday, June 20, the first day of the Royal meeting.
Now they are showing what else they can do at the Dry Run exhibition at Sunderland's Art Studio, which runs until May 20.
Many companies plan to go through a dry run attestation in the quarter preceding their fiscal yearends.
Executives said they also offer four rotary lobe designs, intermittent dry run capabilities, positive displacement metered flow and low life cycle costs.
Additional features include four rotary lobe designs, intermittent dry run capabilities, positive displacement metered flow and low life cycle costs.
DRY RUN Paramedic Davis Isaac and ambulance technician Keith Williams show Jane Hutt around.
Features include dry run capability, mono-flow or duo-flow configurations and user-replaceable seals.
In what many see as a dry run for the computer woes of the year 2000, Europe is bracing itself for the transistion to a single European currency unit (ECU), effective from January 1, 1999.