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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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For GCs, the mission is to run interference between the adversary and the corporations they're charged with defending.
Whatever policy Obama chooses on Syria, it should include a strategy for dealing with Russia, which continues to run interference for Assad's regime in the United Nations and recently blocked the Security Council from demanding that besieged regions have access to humanitarian assistance.
Sea Shepherd left Australia for their 10th annual harassment campaign of the Japanese fleet last month, sending three ships to tail and run interference against the harpooners.
Sea Shepherd left from Australia for their 10th annual harrassment campaign of the Japanese fleet last month, sending three ships to tail and run interference against the harpooners.
The design team will typically run interference checks, while subcontractors are expected to run construction clash detection sessions on at least a biweekly basis and invite the design and NMH teams to attend.
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