run-through

[ ruhn-throo ]
/ ˈrʌnˌθru /

noun

the performing of a sequence of designated actions, especially as a trial prior to actual performance; rehearsal; practice.
a quick outline or review: a run-through of his medical history.

adjective

(of a freight train) made up of cars for a single destination, usually routed so as to avoid congested areas and stopping only for a change of crew.

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Origin of run-through

First recorded in 1920–25; noun use of verb phrase run through
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