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Trial vs. Appellate

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Trialnoun

An opportunity to test something out; a test.

‘They will perform the trials for the new equipment next week.’;

Appellateadjective

That can be (legally) appealed to, especially of a court that hears appeals of decisions by a lower court.

Trialnoun

Appearance at judicial court in order to be examined.

Appellateadjective

Pertaining to, or taking cognizance of, appeals.

Trialnoun

A difficult or annoying experience.

‘That boy was a trial to his parents.’;

Appellatenoun

A person or prosecuted for a crime. [Obs.] See Appellee.

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Trialnoun

A tryout to pick members of a team.

‘soccer trials’;

Appellateadjective

of or relating to or taking account of appeals (usually legal appeals);

‘appellate court’;

Trialnoun

(ceramics) A piece of ware used to test the heat of a kiln.

Trialnoun

(UK) An internal examination set by Eton College.

Trialadjective

Pertaining to a trial or test.

Trialadjective

Attempted on a provisional or experimental basis.

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Trialadjective

Characterized by having three (usually equivalent) components.

Trialadjective

Triple.

Trialadjective

(grammar) Pertaining to a language form referring to three of something, like people; contrast singular, dual and plural. (See Ambai language for an example.)

‘No language has a trial number unless it has a dual.’;

Trialverb

To carry out a series of tests on (a new product, procedure etc.) before marketing or implementing it.

‘The warning system was extensively trialed before being fitted to all our vehicles.’;

Trialverb

To try out (a new player) in a sports team.

‘The team trialled a new young goalkeeper in Saturday's match, with mixed results.’;

Trialnoun

The act of trying or testing in any manner.

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Trialnoun

Any effort or exertion of strength for the purpose of ascertaining what can be done or effected.

‘[I] defy thee to the trial of mortal fight.’;

Trialnoun

The state of being tried or tempted; exposure to suffering that tests strength, patience, faith, or the like; affliction or temptation that exercises and proves the graces or virtues of men.

‘Others had trial of cruel mockings and scourgings.’;

Trialnoun

The act of testing by experience; proof; test.

‘Repeated trials of the issues and events of actions.’;

Trialnoun

That which tries or afflicts; that which harasses; that which tries the character or principles; that which tempts to evil; as, his child's conduct was a sore trial.

‘Every station is exposed to some trials.’;

Trialnoun

Examination by a test; experiment, as in chemistry, metallurgy, etc.

Trialnoun

The formal examination of the matter in issue in a cause before a competent tribunal; the mode of determining a question of fact in a court of law; the examination, in legal form, of the facts in issue in a cause pending before a competent tribunal, for the purpose of determining such issue.

Trialnoun

(law) legal proceedings consisting of the judicial examination of issues by a competent tribunal;

‘most of these complaints are settled before they go to trial’;

Trialnoun

the act of testing something;

‘in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately’; ‘he called each flip of the coin a new trial’;

Trialnoun

(sports) a preliminary competition to determine qualifications;

‘the trials for the semifinals began yesterday’;

Trialnoun

(law) the determination of a person's innocence or guilt by due process of law;

‘he had a fair trial and the jury found him guilty’;

Trialnoun

trying something to find out about it;

‘a sample for ten days free trial’; ‘a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain’;

Trialnoun

an annoying or frustrating or catastrophic event;

‘his mother-in-law's visits were a great trial for him’; ‘life is full of tribulations’; ‘a visitation of the plague’;

Trialnoun

the act of undergoing testing;

‘he survived the great test of battle’; ‘candidates must compete in a trial of skill’;

Trialnoun

a formal examination of evidence by a judge, typically before a jury, in order to decide guilt in a case of criminal or civil proceedings

‘the editor was summoned to stand trial for libel’; ‘the newspaper accounts of the trial’;

Trialnoun

a test of the performance, qualities, or suitability of someone or something

‘clinical trials must establish whether the new hip replacements are working’;

Trialnoun

a sports match to test the ability of players eligible for selection to a team

‘he cracked his ankle the week before the final trial’;

Trialnoun

a test of individual ability on a motorcycle over rough ground or on a road.

Trialnoun

an event in which horses, dogs, or other animals compete or perform

‘horse trials’;

Trialnoun

a person, experience, or situation that tests a person's endurance or forbearance

‘the trials and tribulations of married life’;

Trialverb

test (something, especially a new product) to assess its suitability or performance

‘teachers all over the UK are trialling the materials’;

Trialverb

(of a horse, dog, or other animal) compete in trials

‘the pup trialled on Saturday’;

Trial

In law, a trial is a coming together of parties to a dispute, to present information (in the form of evidence) in a tribunal, a formal setting with the authority to adjudicate claims or disputes. One form of tribunal is a court.

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