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

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These dry runs can reveal any potential problems in a restore process, and they can keep your backup staff prepared for emergency situations.
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.
Security experts say terrorists usually do dry runs before carrying out an attack.