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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 ?
Hastily slipping in two fresh cartridges I ran close up to him, and a ball through the brain put an end to the poor brute's struggles.
They would have to stop in a minute, anyway, for the huge mountain barred their further progress and the path ran close up to a wall of rock and ended.
At this point the current ran close to the shore, so that we were immediately in deep water, and, to my intense satisfaction, Victory struck out with a strong, overhand stroke and set all my fears on her account at rest.
The Hyena-swine still ran close to me, watching me as it ran, every now and then puckering its muzzle with a snarling laugh.
He nodded, ran close in, spilled the wind from his sail, the boat's way carrying it gently to her.