- dummy run
- Any simulated firing practice, particularly a dive bombing approach made without release of a bomb. Also called dry run.
Military dictionary. 2000.
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dummy run — noun 1. An experimental run 2. A try out or testing • • • Main Entry: ↑dummy * * * dummy run UK US noun [countable] [singular dummy run … Useful english dictionary
dummy run — dummy runs N COUNT A dummy run is a trial or test procedure which is carried out in order to see if a plan or process works properly. [BRIT] Before we started we did a dummy run, checking out all the streets and offices we would use, and planning … English dictionary
dummy run — n an occasion when you practise doing something in complete detail to see if it works = ↑dry run ▪ Do a dummy run to see how long it will take … Dictionary of contemporary English
dummy run — noun count a test of something in which you practice using or doing it before using or doing it in a real situation … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
dummy run — ► NOUN ▪ a practice or trial … English terms dictionary
dummy run — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms dummy run : singular dummy run plural dummy runs a test of something in which you practise using or doing it before using or doing it in a real situation … English dictionary
dummy run — noun A trial or practice before the real attempt. Well make a dummy run with a small group first, to check that it works correctly. Syn: dry run … Wiktionary
dummy run — • dry run • dummy run an experiment or trial of a machine or project under realistic (but not real) conditions … Idioms and examples
dummy run — (BE) see dry run * * * (BE) see dry run … Combinatory dictionary
dummy run — /dʌmi ˈrʌn/ (say dumee run) noun a trial; an exploratory attempt … Australian English dictionary