trial of strength

проба силы

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  • trial of strength — 1. A contest to find out who is the stronger (or strongest) 2. A struggle between two irreconcilable parties, prolonged until one of them weakens • • • Main Entry: ↑trial …   Useful english dictionary

  • Strength athletics in the United Kingdom and Ireland — Strength athletics in the United Kingdom and Ireland, has a long history going back many centuries before the televisation of strongman competitions in the 1970s. The ancient heritage of the sport in the United Kingdom and Ireland lies in a… …   Wikipedia

  • strength — noun 1 how strong sb/sth is ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, enormous, great, immense, incredible, tremendous ▪ high ▪ The material has exceptionally high …   Collocations dictionary

  • trial — noun 1 in a court of law ADJECTIVE ▪ fair, unfair ▪ The men claim they did not receive a fair trial. ▪ full ▪ criminal ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Trial — Tri al, n. [From {Try}.] 1. The act of trying or testing in any manner. Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) Any effort or exertion of strength for the purpose of ascertaining what can be done or effected. [1913 Webster] [I] defy thee to the trial of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trial and conviction of Alfred Dreyfus — The trial and conviction of Alfred Dreyfus was the event that instigated the Dreyfus Affair, a political scandal which divided France during the 1890s and early 1900s. It involved the wrongful conviction of Dreyfus, a Jewish military officer, for …   Wikipedia

  • trial — In common parlance, a test of one s physical or mental strength; a burden to be born; a test. In law, a judicial investigation and determination of the issues between the parties to an action. 53 Am J1st Trial § 2. An examination before a… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Clinical trial — Clinical trials are a set of procedures in medical research and drug development that are conducted to allow safety (or more specifically, information about adverse drug reactions and adverse effects of other treatments) and efficacy data to be… …   Wikipedia

  • Pitcairn sexual assault trial of 2004 — On 30 September 2004, seven men living on Pitcairn Island (including Steve Christian, the Mayor), went on trial facing 55 charges relating to sexual offences. On 24 October, all but one of the defendants were found guilty on at least some of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Darwin on Trial —   …   Wikipedia

  • Individual time trial — An individual time trial (ITT) is a road bicycle race in which cyclists race alone against the clock (in French: contre la montre literally against the watch ). There are also track based time trials where riders compete in velodromes, and team… …   Wikipedia

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