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  • n. Plural form of dry-run.


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  • It included inner space fly-bys of Earth, Venus and Mercury itself for gravitational assists and dry-runs on the orbital insertion.

    US Space Probe Enters Mercury Orbit

  • Then I skipped the Sunday keynote (sorry, r0ml!) to do two dry-runs in a row, in the actual room using the real projector.

    Blog Post: PyCon Talk: Murphy Owns Me

  • Worrying as the possibility of terrorists performing dry-runs for future attacks is, there seemed to be worse in the story:

    Archive 2004-07-01

  • The scheme was expanded from 2 to 4 regions - all of which are broadly part of Labour's heartland and to regions where it might be felt useful to have dry-runs for the all-postal referendums for regional assemblies in the north of England; it might also be thought that a higher turnout in these elections might hamper the electoral chances of the BNP in the north-west and Yorkshire and Humberside in particular.

    Hapless in London!

  • But the dry-runs suggest the debates will be stilted.

    Home | Mail Online

  • From 200 staging areas around the state - parking lots, ward offices, and so on - Democrats have done dry-runs the past two weekends of which doors to knock on and calls to make on

    NYT > Home Page

  • Pugh presided over his first meeting without a major gaffe, saying he did several dry-runs with council staffers to hone his parliamentary procedure. - Local

  • He will fabricate his whereabouts to loved ones in order to account for missing time, as he conducts dry-runs through the operation, mentally preparing him self for the Execution stage. Top News Stories

  • To help diverse suppliers participate in online sourcing events, Dell holds dry-runs of all online contract negotiations to allow new suppliers to get used to the process.

    Purchasing - Top Stories

  • Also do whenever possible "dry-runs" before you do real modifications, and carefully inspect all messages whether they correspond with your expectations.

    LXer Linux News


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