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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]
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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]
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run

[AS. rinnan, run]
To exude pus or mucus.
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