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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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There are planned services, which will run down from about 2.
His run down the side of Belgacom tower, shattered the previous record by 19 seconds.
We really don't want a repeat of what has happened so often in the past in Coventry city centre where new developments emerge, but are left totally surrounded by run down buildings or waste land.
He would have run down with his gun if he thought someone had broken in.
Lot of industry much of which looks derelict or closed, out-of-date town centres, unsafe at night, run down, damaged.
Any rigorous inquiry would firmly establish that the hospital was continuously run down by the Greater Glasgow Health Board in all the years of the Labour/Lib Dem Scottish Executive with its tacit support and an expectation that it would eventually become non-viable and could be transferred to RAH in Paisley.
Dean Neary, 17, who lives round the corner in Catherine Street, said: "We all used to play on James Street as kids, 20 or more at a time, but nobody uses it because it's so run down.
It reckons the most miserable career is human resources: 29% of HR people think their work makes them ill, and 56% say they get run down as a result of their jobs.
I and many of the people of Cowgate voted for the Lib Dems, hoping the area would be revitalised after Labour let it be run down.
A CANOEIST found dead in the English Channel may have been run down by a passing ship.
Run down our Armed Forces to dangerous levels and largely dismantled the industry which supports them; 6.