Definitions for "Preliminary"
Introductory; previous; preceding the main discourse or business; prefatory; as, preliminary observations to a discourse or book; preliminary articles to a treaty; preliminary measures; preliminary examinations.
That which precedes the main discourse, work, design, or business; something introductory or preparatory; as, the preliminaries to a negotiation or duel; to take one's preliminaries the year before entering college.
Something that precedes or is introductory or preparatory. Coming before and usually forming a necessary prelude to something else. [D03150] Webster
Position which provides one or two years of prerequisite training for entry into advanced positions in specialty programs that require one or more years of broad clinical training.“Designated” preliminary resident – one who has matched with another specialty (anesthesia, orthopedics, urology, etc) for the following year. Program must have a copy of the letter from the specialty the resident has matched with as proof they are a designated resident.
Not final. Further information is needed to confirm the results. Reportable The presence of these STIs must legally be reported to Public Health; the reportable STIs are: chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, Hepatitis B, and HIV/AIDS
Keywords:  limineri, pri, adj, preparing, coming
prI5lImInErI/ adj. coming first and preparing for what follows
Keywords:  fastest, session, held, meet, heats
A session of a meet in which the heats are held to determine the fastest times to swim later in the finals.
Session of the meet in which heats are held; also called divisioning.
Keywords:  jumper, won, less, first, level
A jumper at the first level of development who has won less than $3,000
designed to orient or acquaint with a situation before proceeding; "a preliminary investigation"
Keywords:  runners, warm, horse, ten, race
The warm-up given to a horse on the track just prior to its race. Runners are usually let out onto the track around ten minutes before the start of a race to warm up.
Keywords:  jury, judge, decides, evidence, trial
Hearing a time when a Judge decides if there is enough evidence about a charge to hold a trial in another court before another Judge or before a Judge and Jury.