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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pro·lu·sion /proˈluʒən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·lu·sion n.  A trial before the principal performance; a prelude; hence, an introductory essay or exercise. “Domestic prolusions.”
    Her presence was in some measure a restraint on the worthy divine, whose prolusion lasted.   --Sir W. Scott.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a short introductory essay preceding the text of a book
           [syn: foreword, preface]
      2: exercising in preparation for strenuous activity [syn: warm-up,