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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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Blue State Birds: How A Conservative Launched A Campaign And Found Himself The Liberal Candidate (And Still Lost) is the immensely entertaining political memoir of a moderate, pro-choice, pro-gay-marriage Republican candidate David Slavitt, who dared to run against a pro-life Democrat for the Massachusetts State Legislature in 2004.
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