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walk-through

[wawk-throo] /ˈwɔkˌθru/
noun
1.
Theater, Television.
  1. a rehearsal in which physical action is combined with reading the lines of a play.
  2. a perfunctory performance of a script.
2.
Television, Movies. a rehearsal without cameras.
3.
a step-by-step demonstration of a procedure or process or a step-by-step explanation of it as a novice attempts it.
4.
a pedestrian passageway or arcade through the ground floor of a building connecting one street or building with another.
adjective
5.
designed to be walked through by an observer:
The zoo has a walk-through aviary where the birds are all around you.
6.
activated by a person passing through:
a walk-through electronic scanner at the airport for detecting concealed weapons.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; noun, adj. use of verb phrase walk through
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British Dictionary definitions for walk-through

walk through

verb
1.
(transitive) to act or recite (a part) in a perfunctory manner, as at a first rehearsal
noun
2.
a rehearsal of a part
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Slang definitions & phrases for walk-through

walk-through

noun

A rehearsal, in the theater, sports, etc; dry run (1959+)


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