English noun: dry run
|1.||dry run (act) a practice session in preparation for a public performance (as of a play or speech or concert)|
|Samples||He missed too many rehearsals.|
A rehearsal will be held the day before the wedding.
|Broader (hypernym)||drill, exercise, practice, practice session, recitation|
|Narrower (hyponym)||dress rehearsal, run-through, walk-through|