A trial is, in the most general sense, a test, usually a test to see whether something does or does not meet a given standard.

It may refer to:
  • Trial (law)
    Trial (law)
    In law, a trial is when parties to a dispute come together to present information in a tribunal, a formal setting with the authority to adjudicate claims or disputes. One form of tribunal is a court...

    , the presentation of information in a formal setting, usually a court
  • Sea trial
    Sea trial
    A sea trial is the testing phase of a watercraft . It is also referred to as a "shakedown cruise" by many naval personnel. It is usually the last phase of construction and takes place on open water, and can last from a few hours to many days.Sea trials are conducted to measure a vessel’s...

    , the final stage of constructing and testing a ship
  • Evaluation
    Evaluation is systematic determination of merit, worth, and significance of something or someone using criteria against a set of standards.Evaluation often is used to characterize and appraise subjects of interest in a wide range of human enterprises, including the arts, criminal justice,...

    , e.g. of software products in a trial version
  • Clinical trial
    Clinical trial
    Clinical trials are a set of procedures in medical research and drug development that are conducted to allow safety and efficacy data to be collected for health interventions...

    , a medical research study
  • Bernoulli trial
    Bernoulli trial
    In the theory of probability and statistics, a Bernoulli trial is an experiment whose outcome is random and can be either of two possible outcomes, "success" and "failure"....

    , any experiment with two possible random outcomes
  • Trial grammatical number, in linguistics, a grammatical form which signifies that there are three of something
  • Motorcycle trials
    Motorcycle trials
    Motorcycle trials, also termed observed trials, is a non-speed event on specialized motorcycles. The sport is most popular in the United Kingdom and Spain, though there are participants around the globe....

     an offroad competitive test based on using specialist motorcycles


  • The Tryall
    The Tryall was a British East India Company owned East Indiaman of approximately 500 tons. She was under the command of John Brooke when she was wrecked on the Tryal Rocks off the north-west coast of Western Australia in 1622...

    , (Tryall or Tryal) a ship which was wrecked in 1622
  • The Trial (ship)
    Trial (ship)
    The Trial was a ship that was seized by convicts and eventually wrecked on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia in 1816.The Trial was a brig owned by the merchant Simeon Lord. While waiting near the Sow and Pigs Reef in Port Jackson for good winds to take it to Port Dalrymple it was...

    , a ship seized by convicts and wrecked in 1816


  • Trial (1955 film)
    Trial (1955 film)
    Trial is a 1955 American film directed by Mark Robson and written by Don Mankiewicz . It stars Glenn Ford, Dorothy McGuire, Arthur Kennedy and Juano Hernandez...

  • Trial (1969 film)
  • Trial (band)
    Trial (band)
    Trial is an American political straight edge hardcore punk band based in Seattle, Washington. The band was active from 1995 until 2000. They reunited for three reunion shows in Seattle, London, and Budapest in the fall of 2005, and recently were part of the Burning Fight Book Release show in...

    , the political straight edge hardcore band from Seattle WA, USA
  • Trials (journal)
    Trials (journal)
    Trials is an open access, peer reviewed online journal regarding performance and outcomes of randomized controlled trials. The journal is published by BioMed Central whose editors in chief are Doug Altman Curt Furberg, Jeremy Grimshaw, and Peter Rothwell...

    , an online open-access medical journal
  • Trials 2: Second Edition
    Trials 2: Second Edition
    Trials 2: Second Edition is a racing video game by RedLynx. It is available for the Windows operating system through the developer's online store, and through Valve's Steam system...

    , a PC video game
  • Trials HD
    Trials HD
    Trials HD is an Xbox Live Arcade game developed by RedLynx and published by Microsoft Game Studios. It was released on August 12, 2009 as part of the second annual Xbox Live Summer of Arcade and was later re-released in a retail pack alongside Limbo and Splosion Man in April 2011. It is a 2.5D...

    , an Xbox Live Arcade video game
  • Antoine Trial
    Antoine Trial
    Antoine Trial was a French singer and actor. He was the younger brother of the musician Jean-Claude Trial and husband of soprano Marie-Jeanne ....

     a French tenor whose name is used to describe a certain type of tenor voice ('trial')
  • MC Trials, an Australian hip hop MC
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