dry run


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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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During the dry run, Garcia said that traffic enforcers are not yet mandated to catch drivers violating the HOV lane policy.
This dry run ensures our snow team is staffed, trained, equipped and ready for winter.
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.
Kiriyenko, a former prime minister of Russia, spent a few days last week in Bushehr inspecting the plant as Russian and Iranian staffers started it on a dry run intended to test all the systems to make sure they will operate correctly.
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.
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.
Applications include pressure control, filter monitoring, and pump dry run protection.
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.
Features include dry run capability, mono-flow or duo-flow configurations and user-replaceable seals.
The problem: The primary computers were not creating backup data, leaving the alternate center with blank data tapes - something better discovered in a dry run than in the midst of an actual disaster.
Two soil cores were removed prior to the dry run at 0-50, 50-100, 100-150, and 150-300 mm (0-2, 2-4, 4-6, and 612 in.