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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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* They will seek to run down the clock as far as possible before kicking.
It's then to the run down terminal building and quickly up and away.
Before long, we may find that our deepest roots as humans run down Andean valleys to the Pacific.
For water droplets continuously sprayed on a slanted surface, an avalanche occurs when individual droplets reach a critical mass, at which point they begin to run down the surface, capturing other droplets stationed along their paths.
Bank Holiday Monday, May 25 Arriva Trains Wales services will start to run down from 2.30pm on the Bank Holiday and will stop completely from 5pm.
If my father has been born to the aristocracy, instead of being a humble 'Cadbury' worker, I wouldn't have had to run down the Soho Road in fear of losing my job - or 51/2d out of my wage!
Summary: A man will appear in court after two police officers were run down by a car during the riots.
I was very shocked to see how run down and dilapidated the whole area is.
Too many unmarried mothers, and too many grubby council estates for the area to prosper.Rundown area trapped in the dark ages.Teesside is a poor relative of Tyneside - no major events, arena, theatres or restaurants.In need of an overhaul.Dying - just take a look at Stockton High Street!A paradise kicked in the teeth by Government since Thatcher.Struggling.A dying backwater desperately in need of regeneration and a voice.Unattractive run down former heavy industrial area in desperate need of modernisation and investment.The infant Hercules is now an old man who would benefit from cohesion and co-operation so it could compete as a successful and unified entity.
Any rigorous inquiry would firmly establish that the hospital was continuously run down by the Greater Glasgow Health Board in all the years of the Labour/Lib Dem Scottish Executive with its tacit support and an expectation that it would eventually become non-viable and could be transferred to RAH in Paisley.
"The James Street play area is very run down. But with a new pounds 50,000 state-of-the-art multi-use games area it could be a focus for the youngsters in the area and help give the community back its heart."
Lynch made a great run down the right wing before crossing to McManus who controlled the ball on his chest before smashing the ball into the back of the net.