trial (Noun) — The act of testing something. ex. "he called each flip of the coin a new trial" ex. "in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately"
trial (Noun) — A trial of something to see if or how it works. ex. "a sample for ten days free trial" ex. "a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain" ex. "a sample for ten days free trial run"
trial (Noun) — The act of undergoing testing. ex. "candidates must compete in a trial of skill"
trial (Noun) — (law) the determination of a person's innocence or guilt by due process of law. ex. "he had a fair trial and the jury found him guilty" ex. "most of these complaints are settled before they go to trial"
trial (Noun) — (sport) a preliminary competition to determine qualifications. ex. "the trials for the semifinals began yesterday"
trial (Noun) — An annoying, frustrating or catastrophic event. ex. "his mother-in-law's visits were a great trial for him"
trial (Verb) — Put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to. ex. "trial this recipe"