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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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Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser, Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Christopher Shorter, District Department of Transportation (DDOT) Director Leif Dormsjo, Director of the District of Columbias Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency (HSEMA) Chris Geldart, Serve DC Director Delano Hunter, and DC General Services (DGS) Acting Director Greer Gillis kicked off the District's 2016-2017 snow season with a snow dry run practice session and a citywide winter exercise.
We are close to finishing the civil and mechanical work for the entire pipeline and will soon start dry runs to make it ready for gas transportation," said a company spokesperson.
These dry runs can reveal any potential problems in a restore process, and they can keep your backup staff prepared for emergency situations.
We need these dry runs because there should be a timing sequence especially with the heads of states arriving at the Philippine International Convention Center one after the other, he said.
But sometimes, the side effects that appear in those dry runs become medical breakthroughs.
Of the pacesetters only Tim Mason from Inkberrow near Droitwich was able to get in two dry runs and he improved on his opening third place by pickin g up another useful win to stay just three points off the leader.