dry run

dry run
Synonyms and related words:
Gedankenexperiment, action, air cover, air raid, air support, amphibious operations, audition, bench test, bombing, combined operations, cover, flight test, fluid operations, hearing, logistics, maneuver, maneuvers, military operations, milk run, minor operations, mission, movement, operation, operations, overseas operations, pilot plan, practical test, practice, reconnaissance, reconnaissance mission, rehearsal, road test, scramble, shakedown, shakedown cruise, shuttle raid, sortie, staff work, strafing, test flight, test run, training mission, trial run, tryout, umbrella, war game, war plans, workout

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  • Dry run — may refer to: Dry run (testing), a testing process Dry run (terrorism), a test to examine how security will react to an attempted terrorist attack without carrying out the actual act Places in the United States Dry Run, Ohio, a census designated… …   Wikipedia

  • Dry Run — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Dry Run (Maryland) Dry Run (Ohio) Dry Run (Pennsylvania) Dry Run (West Virginia) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dry Run — may refer to: * Dry Run (testing), a testing process * Dry Run, West Virginia * Dry Run, Ohio …   Wikipedia

  • Dry Run — Dry Run, OH U.S. Census Designated Place in Ohio Population (2000): 6553 Housing Units (2000): 2118 Land area (2000): 4.754303 sq. miles (12.313589 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.754303 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Dry Run, OH — U.S. Census Designated Place in Ohio Population (2000): 6553 Housing Units (2000): 2118 Land area (2000): 4.754303 sq. miles (12.313589 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.754303 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • dry run — dry runs N COUNT: oft N for n If you have a dry run, you practise something to make sure that you are ready to do it properly. The competition is planned as a dry run for the World Cup finals …   English dictionary

  • dry run — n an event that is a practice for a more important event ▪ Both the parties are treating the local elections as a dry run …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dry run — A dry run is a full rehearsal or trial exercise of something to see how it will work before it is launched …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • dry run — dry′ run′ n. 1) a rehearsal 2) mil practice in firing arms without using live ammunition • Etymology: 1940–45, amer. dry′ run , adj …   From formal English to slang

  • dry run — • dry run • dummy run an experiment or trial of a machine or project under realistic (but not real) conditions …   Idioms and examples

  • dry run — dry run, adj. 1. a rehearsal or practice exercise. 2. Mil. practice in firing arms without using live ammunition. [1940 45, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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