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run

(rŭn),
A group of successive measurements in an analytic process or during a period of time within which the accuracy and precision of the measuring system are expected to be stable.
[ME runnen, fr. A. S. rinnan, fr. O.N. rinna]

run

(rŭn)
1. A group of successive measurements in an analytic process or during a period of time within which the accuracy and precision of the measuring system are expected to be stable.
2. Colloq. discharging mucus nasally.
3. A physical activity or sport (5-mi run).
[ME runnen, fr. A. S. rinnan, fr. O.N. rinna]

run

[AS. rinnan, run]
To exude pus or mucus.
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They ran down Littleton Close and up Fenny Lane towards the school.
Rommedahl ran down the right flank and spun around substitute Jean Makoun before hitting a well-aimed shot past Hamidou Souleymanou in the 61st minute.
There was only me on the road at the time - me and his car - so I ran down to my sister's house, crying, and I just heard another gunshot when I was at the bottom of the hill, running away from him.
Oakley ran down the wing and passed to Beattie, who had a shot kicked away.
The visitors then ran down the clock for a convincing victory.
The court heard how Ramsay ran down Detective Constable Robert Gardner when told to stop his car.
A witness said that the man frantically ran down the aisle of the Boeing 757 and that a woman with him said he was mentally ill.
Our defense was playing well so we figured if we ran down the clock, the defense would stop them.
Briarcliff Manor High School senior Dan Marcel ran down the slope to help, but he could not break the car's window.
He was jailed after he ran down PC Roy Teague then drove off at 60mph with the cop clinging to his car roof in Camberley, Surrey.
In one of the operations, sensing an enemy ambush, he grounded his boat, took off with an M-16 rifle, and ran down and killed a VC trying to arm a B-40 rocket launcher before he could fire.
They ran down the centre of the road and, to get on you had to step out into oncoming traffic, which was not easy with a small child and a pushchair, or for the elderly.