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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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The outcomes of the Norwegian, double-blind, noninferiority trial, called NOR-SWITCH, indicate similar rates of disease worsening across patients switched to Remsima and those who stayed on Remicade.
The EINSTEIN PE investigators conducted a randomized, unblinded noninferiority trial to determine whether rivaroxaban was at least as effective as the standard therapy--enoxaparin, followed by a dose-adjusted VKA (warfarin [for US patients] or acenocoumarol) for acute symptomatic PE.
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.
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Outpatient treatment measures up The Outpatient Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism (OTPE) study was a multinational, randomized, noninferiority trial comparing outpatient vs inpatient treatment of low-risk patients with acute PE.
The open-label noninferiority trial was conducted at 11 sites in nine African, Asian, and Latin American countries.
The investigators performed the noninferiority trial, known as the REDUCE (Reduction in the Use of Corticosteroids in Exacerbated COPD) study, because no adequately powered, randomized clinical trial has compared directly the outcomes of these two treatment durations.
The study by Gurtcheff et al was a randomized controlled noninferiority trial of 69 women who wanted to use Implanon for postpartum birth control.