shakedown

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A trial or test period, especially of a ship or aircraft
A thorough search; a frisk
that tests the performance of a ship or aircraft
Extortion, especially through blackmail

What is this, a shakedown?.

If an organization or system is given a shakedown, it is thoroughly reorganized in order to make it more efficient
extortion of money (as by blackmail)
intended to test a new system under operating conditions and to familiarize the operators with the system; "a shakedown cruise"
initial adjustments to improve the functioning or the efficiency and to bring to a more satisfactory state; "the new industry's economic shakedown"
A shakedown of a boat, plane, or car is its final test before it starts to be used
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extortion of money (as by blackmail) a very thorough search of a person or a place; "a shakedown by the police uncovered the drugs" initial adjustments to improve the functioning or the efficiency and to bring to a more satisfactory state; "the new industry's economic shakedown" intended to test a new system under operating conditions and to familiarize the operators with the system; "a shakedown cruise
a very thorough search of a person or a place; "a shakedown by the police uncovered the drugs"
extortion of money (as by blackmail) a very thorough search of a person or a place; "a shakedown by the police uncovered the drugs"
{i} improvised bed made from straw; adjustment period; extortion of money; test voyage performed in order to check a new vessel for faults or defects; thorough search
A temporary substitute for a bed, as one made on the floor or on chairs; perhaps originally from the shaking down of straw for this purpose
Come and take a shakedown at my house - a bed The allusion is to the time when men slept upon litter or clean straw (See below, Shakes )
intended to test a new system under operating conditions and to familiarize the operators with the system; "a shakedown cruise
A brief test when a team is trying a different car part for the first time before going back out to drive at 100% to set a fast time
shakedown cruise
cruise that is taken to test the mechanical and human systems of a ship and is occasionally made with passengers traveling at a discount price
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    /ˈsʜākˌdoun/ /ˈʃeɪkˌdaʊn/

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    [ 'shAk-"daun ] (noun.) circa 1730. shake +‎ down, from the phrase "shake down".

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