dryrun

dry run

noun
1.
a rehearsal or practice exercise.
2.
Military. practice in firing arms without using live ammunition.

Origin:
1940–45, Americanism

dry-run, adjective
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dry run
 
n
1.  military practice in weapon firing, a drill, or a manoeuvre without using live ammunition
2.  informal a trial or practice, esp in simulated conditions; rehearsal

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