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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 ?
When he had run through the long old house, shutting the doors behind him with a bang, he came into the barnyard and looked about with an amazed air of expectancy.
Young Brooke thinks so too, and says kindly, "You'll cross a lane after next field; keep down it, and you'll hit the Dunchurch road below the Cock," and then steams away for the run in, in which he's sure to be first, as if he were just starting.
"Why doesn't the red-haired gunner run away as he is unarmed?
He tried to run away, but hardly had he taken a step, when he felt his arms grasped and heard two horrible, deep voices say to him: "Your money or your life!"
if we must run over the edge of the world after you we will catch you." And he hurled an assegai after us, which fell between us like a flash of light.
Public indignation runs high in the territory of Wisconsin, in relation to the murder of C.
And presently he sat down upon the table, sword in hand; the air that he was making all the time began to run a little clearer, and then clearer still; and then out he burst with a great voice into a Gaelic song.
The little girl and the Rainbow's Daughter had both escaped the shower of heads, but they saw now that it would be useless to try to run away from the dreadful Scoodlers.
Let's run and see them.' And they trotted off, Alice repeating to herself, as she ran, the words of the old song:--
"Leave me alone to cipher out a way so we can run in the daytime if we want to.
He made up his mind to run down that night to me, in order, as he says, to see the Things before they were killed.
So he hurried after the Doctor and told him to run.