Pronunciation: (trā'ning),[key] —n. 1. the education, instruction, or discipline of a person or thing that is being trained: He's in training for the Olympics. 2. the status or condition of a person who has been trained: athletes in top training.
—adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or used in or for training: a training manual. 2. intended for use during an introductory, learning, or transitional period: a training cup for weaning a baby; a training bra.