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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 ?
There's nothing extraordinary about her having run away from you
My mare and foal,' replied the Prince, 'have run away from me, and have hidden themselves in the clouds; if you wish to save my life, restore both animals to me.
She must go straight back to her father's house from the church, and I must wait to run away with her till her next birthday.
When I thought I would run away from my egg-box and my grandmother, I did it at once.
Laurence looked so alarming and spoke so sharply that Jo would have gladly run away, if she could, but she was perched aloft on the steps, and he stood at the foot, a lion in the path, so she had to stay and brave it out.
Now if any other boy thinks Smike has run away, I shall be glad to have a talk with him.
There is no reason at all," said he quietly, "except the fashion; they say that a horse would be so frightened to see the wheels of his own cart or carriage coming behind him that he would be sure to run away, although of course when he is ridden he sees them all about him if the streets are crowded.
But before I am run away with by my feelings on this subject, perhaps it would be advisable for me to state my reasons for marrying-- and, moreover, for coming into Hertfordshire with the design of selecting a wife, as I certainly did.
The English officers laughed, and said that the name was a very proper one, because the minute-men would run away the minute they saw the enemy.
then I take you my canoe Nukuheva--and you run away ship no more.
A little farther on Dorothy met a most beautifully dressed young Princess, who stopped short as she saw the strangers and started to run away.
Then he began to imagine that the Russians were running away and that he himself was killed, but he quickly roused himself with a feeling of joy, as if learning afresh that this was not so but that on the contrary the French had run away.