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trial:

see procedureprocedure,
in law, the rules that govern the obtaining of legal redress. This article deals only with civil procedure in Anglo-American law (for criminal procedure, see criminal law).
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Trial

 

a concept used in probability theory. Trials may have one (and only one) of the outcomes A1, A2,. . ., An Each outcome of a trial is considered an “event” that has a certain probability P(Ak). Here Trial always holds.

What does it mean when you dream about a trial?

Dreaming of being on trial may indicate that the dreamer needs to be more accepting of himself or herself and less judgmental of others.

trial

[trīl]
(statistics)
One of a series of duplicate experiments.

Trial

Bardell vs. Pickwick
trial for breach of promise results in imprisonment of both parties for not paying damages and costs. [Br. Lit.: Dickens Pickwick Papers]
Trial by Jury
trial of a breach-of-promise suit is dismissed when the judge decides to many the plaintiff. [Br. Opera: Gilbert and Sullivan Trial by Jury]
Trial, The
Joseph K. is tried by a strange court for an unspecified crime. [Ger. Lit.: Kafka The Trial]

trial

1. Law
a. the judicial examination of the issues in a civil or criminal cause by a competent tribunal and the determination of these issues in accordance with the law of the land
b. the determination of an accused person's guilt or innocence after hearing evidence for the prosecution and for the accused and the judicial examination of the issues involved
c. (as modifier): trial proceedings
2. a motorcycling competition in which the skills of the riders are tested over rough ground
3. Ceramics a piece of sample material used for testing the heat of a kiln and its effects
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Data source: Prospective, randomized crossover trial in nine nondiabetic obese women.
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Summary of: Murray MP, Pentland JL, Hill AT (2009) A randomised crossover trial of chest physiotherapy in noncystic fibrosis bronchiectasis.
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To compound these problems, our FDA-funded study is suffering because of two additional factors that are not unique to our situation: 1) at best lukewarm interest from the professional community that follow such patients but that is not involved directly in the trial and are thus not particularly invested in its outcome and 2) families that have already incorporated CoQ10 into their child's "cocktail" of unproven nutraceuticals and are adverse to enrolling them in a double-blind, crossover trial, which may not provide the answer they want to hear.
Evaluation of nasopharyngeal oxygen, nasal prongs and facemask oxygen therapy devices in adult patients: a randomised crossover trial.
The study was a multi-center, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover trial.
Both aloe vera gel and whole leaf aloe were tested in the random crossover trial, with the gel demonstrating the strongest results in promoting the absorbance of vitamins C and B12.
But the company's random-ized crossover trial in 48 HIV-negative volunteers who took Lexiva for two weeks with Nexium, and later for two weeks without, found that this did not happen, at least with the 20 mg dose of Nexium tested (the drug is supplied in 20 and 40 mg doses)--whether or not the Lexiva was "boosted" with a small dose of Norvir.
We applied Wilcoxon's test for matched pairs when evaluating the study as a simple crossover trial and when we compared effects occurring within the same group of patients.