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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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In between, are pairs of treatment rooms running down the long axis of the building.
He finds a gun in the glove compartment and, jubilant, starts running down the street.
If, with two outs, the defender with the ball is running down the back runner and is within two feet of him when he hears the 3rd baseman call "four-four," he should try to tag out the runner before the front runner crosses the plate.
Oceanographers surveying the volcanic mountain range running down the center of the Atlantic basin have discovered the remains of a massive underwater avalanche that surpasses in size any landslide in recorded history.
Natural gas production is still strong but reserves are running down, with an R/P of 6 and the rate of new discoveries is declining