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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.
References in classic literature ?
Why doesn't the red-haired gunner run away as he is unarmed?
He shall fight to the death with one of these pigs from thy sty," and he pointed with his spear to the men of my father's kraal, "and the one who survives shall be run down as they tried to run you down.
But as soon as he had found his breath again he was set to run for his life, and after him ran five chosen men.
Public indignation runs high in the territory of Wisconsin, in relation to the murder of C.
And presently he sat down upon the table, sword in hand; the air that he was making all the time began to run a little clearer, and then clearer still; and then out he burst with a great voice into a Gaelic song.
Take them away," she commanded the guard, "and at six o'clock run them through the meat chopper and start the soup kettle boiling.
she asked, as well as she could, for the run was putting her quite out of breath.
The only incident worth recording here, however, was his first run at hare-and-hounds.
He could not bear to go into the house where his mother and father lived, and on an impulse he decided to run away from home.
Leave me alone to cipher out a way so we can run in the daytime if we want to.
He made up his mind to run down that night to me, in order, as he says, to see the Things before they were killed.
So he hurried after the Doctor and told him to run.