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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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Jack, though, won't let him take no for an answer, mostly because he needs Miles, initially at least, to help run interference.
Graves also pointed out that cargo aircraft lack federal air marshals, reinforced cockpit doors, trained cabin crew, "or determined passengers to run interference should an attack occur.
Indeed, some of the video tests on the VE and Avia discs were impossible to fathom without special test gear and a certified video technician to run interference.
But best of all, a couple of tanks to run interference for his buses - and it's another medal for General Kreppel, a victory parade for us punters.
I was going to offer to take him on my "Travis McGee's Sarasota tour--it's only $14 and includes a shopping stop at the Ellenton outlet mall--but whenever I got near him publicist Gary Springer would run interference.
Also, you shouldn't limit your focus to CEOs; don't underestimate the value of knowing the gatekeepers--the secretaries, executive assistants, and other professionals who can either run interference for you or interfere with your efforts to make a connection with a person of influence.