from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A trial exercise; a rehearsal.
- n. A test exercise in combat skills without the use of live ammunition.
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- n. A practice; a rehearsal.
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- n. a practice session in preparation for a public performance (as of a play or speech or concert)
Jim Middleton: Going to another subject, while you have been in New Delhi you have seen some of the Hockey World cup contests, seen as a bit of dry run for the Commonwealth
We were all making a dry run if it looked like we had a chance, but i faced with the same weather odds the next day, we wanted t feint irt a different direction or go someplace else completely and come back a day or two later.