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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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WHEN the Amber Nectar starts running dry at The Foster's Oval, the scene may become comparable to the darts from Blackpool on the other side, writes Steve Palmer.
The film was produced, written and directed by Jim Thebaut, president, The Chronicles Group, a Los Angeles based non-profit public information/education film production company whose previous project RUNNING DRY (2005) documented the global water crisis and shed light on the fact that every 15 seconds a child dies from water related disease.
He must also find the time to keep the pumps from running dry.
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In early 2005, American Water also underwrote the production costs for Running Dry, a documentary inspired by late Senator Paul Simon's book Tapped Out: The Coming World Crisis in Water and What We Can Do About It.