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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 noninferiority trial in 360 HIV patients failing a protease inhibitor regimen.
The study was a noninferiority trial, which meant that the researchers aimed to show that a new treatment (here, clinically driven monitoring) was not worse than a standard treatment (routine monitoring) by a prespecified, clinically meaningful degree; they determined that the upper 95% confidence limit of the hazard ratio for the measure encompassing death and new stage 4 conditions could not exceed 1.
Sierra-Madero noted in a report on findings from a randomized noninferiority trial.
In a randomized, double-blind, noninferiority trial of 1,352 patients who had complicated COPD and an exacerbation, about a fifth of patients had a clinical failure of their antibiotic therapy, no matter which regimen they received, according to results reported at the conference.
Data Source: A phase III noninferiority trial involving 891 women with invasive node-positive breast cancer treated at 115 medical centers.