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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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An RNLI spokesman said: "Teams have been very busy recovering boats that have run aground.
The rescue team were called to a 25ft yacht, which had run aground off Grassendale Promenade, shortly after 2pm.
The 590ft ship was deliberately run aground on a sandbank in the Solent on January 3 after she started to list shortly after leaving port.
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He said that two men, whose yacht had run aground earlier in the day at a landmark called the Perch, had tried to walk out to it from the estuary shore when they became trapped on a nearby sandbank.
ON THE ROCKS The MV Danio, an 80m-long ship which has run aground after it hit rocks on the Farne Islands
The cargo ships Sunrise and Celia were run aground by powerful winds on September 28 south of the port city of Valencia.