American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One that tries; a test or tester.
- n. One who keeps attempting something despite failure.
- n. Law One who examines and settles a case; a judge or juror.
- n. An instrument or a device that sifts, filters, or separates ore or grain, for example, from impurities.
- n. An instrument or a device, such as a tube or siphon, for taking samples of wine, for example.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tool used in trying, testing, or sampling.
- n. One who tries; one who examines, investigates, tests, or attempts; one who experiments.
- n. Specifically— In English history, a member of a committee appointed by the king, and charged with examining petitions, referring them to the courts, and reporting them to Parliament, if so required.
- n. Under the Commonwealth, an ecclesiastical commissioner appointed by the Parliament to examine the character and qualifications of ministers for institution and induction.
- n. One who tries judicially; a judge.
- n. In law, one appointed to decide whether a challenge to a juror is just. See trior.
- n. That which tries; a test.
- n. One who tries; one who makes experiments or examines anything by a test or standard.
- n. One who tries judicially.
- n. law A person appointed by law to try challenges of jurors; a trior.
- n. obsolete That which tries or approves; a test.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who tries; one who makes experiments; one who examines anything by a test or standard.
- n. One who tries judicially.
- n. (Law) A person appointed according to law to try challenges of jurors; a trior.
- n. That which tries or approves; a test.
- n. one (as a judge) who examines and settles a case
- n. one who tries
- try + -er (Wiktionary)
“Triage - from the French word trier meaning to sort, separate, or select - works on the battlefield by military doctors prioritising treatments depending on the probable survival of the wounded.”
“At frequent intervals, he thrusts his "trier" -- an instrument shaped somewhat like an elongated spoon -- into the cylinder, and takes out a sample of coffee to compare with his type sample.”
“But he's a trier is our PM, so when the writer Dominic Shelmerdine sent a very undemanding letter asking Cameron what was his "original ambition", information Shelmerdine required for the second edition of a book in which politicians and celebrities confess such things, the great PR man wasn't going to waste an opportunity.”
“trier" and comparing the color of the roast with a type sample.”
“Heck, when celebs who are accused of murder like Robert Blake and OJ Simpson walk, do you think the trier of fact would pick the Tribune Company against Beatty?”
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“Defendant is substantially outweighed by the danger of unfair prejudice, of confusion of the issues, or of being misleading to the trier of fact.”
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“And perhaps I am missing something, but by my reading the Court said the trier of facts has to determine if these were reasonable precations.”
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