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run

1. an act, instance, or period of travelling in a vehicle, esp for pleasure
2. 
a. a period of time during which a machine, computer, etc., operates
b. the amount of work performed in such a period
3. a continuous sequence of performances
4. Cards a sequence of winning cards in one suit, usually more than five
5. US a small stream
6. a steeply inclined pathway or course, esp a snow-covered one used for skiing and bobsleigh racing
7. a track or area frequented by animals
8. a group of animals of the same species moving together
9. the migration of fish upstream in order to spawn
10. Nautical
a. the tack of a sailing vessel in which the wind comes from astern
b. part of the hull of a vessel near the stern where it curves upwards and inwards
11. the movement of an aircraft along the ground during takeoff or landing
12. Music a rapid scalelike passage of notes
13. Cricket a score of one, normally achieved by both batsmen running from one end of the wicket to the other after one of them has hit the ball
14. Baseball an instance of a batter touching all four bases safely, thereby scoring
15. Golf the distance that a ball rolls after hitting the ground
16. the runs Slang diarrhoea

Run

Stonework having irregularly shaped units and no indication of systematic coursework; also the horizontal distance covered by a flight of stairs.

run

[rən]
(building construction)
The horizontal distance from the face of a wall to the ridge of the roof.
The width of a single tread in a stairway.
The horizontal distance traversed by a flight of steps.
The runway or track for a window.
(computer science)
A single, complete execution of a computer program, or one continuous segment of computer processing, used to complete one or more tasks for a single customer or application. Also known as machine run.
(chemical engineering)
The amount of feedstock processed by a petroleum refinery unit during a given time; often used colloquially in relation to the type of stock being processed, as in crude run or naphtha run.
A processing-cycle or batch-treatment operation.
(engineering)
A portion of pipe or fitting lying in a straight line in the same direction of flow as the pipe to which it is connected.
(geology)
A ribbonlike, flat-lying, irregular orebody following the stratification of the host rock.
A branching or fingerlike extension of the feeder of an igneous intrusion.
(mining engineering)
(navigation)
The distance traveled by a craft during any given time interval, or since leaving a designated place.
(naval architecture)
The underwater portion of that part of the aft end of a ship where it curves inward and upward to the stern.
(ordnance)
Steady, level flight of an aircraft across a target to enable bombs to be dropped accurately in horizontal bombing.
Passing of a moving target once across the range.
(statistics)
The occurrence of the same characteristic in a series of observations; can be used to test whether or not two random samples come from populations having the same frequency distribution.

run

run, 3
1. In roofing, the horizontal distance from the face of a wall to the ridge of the roof.
2. In stairways, the width of a single stair tread.
3. The horizontal distance covered by a flight of steps.
4. The runway or track for a sash.
5. A small stream of paint flowing vertically on a

run

i. That part of a flight of a photographic reconnaissance aircraft during which photographs are taken.
ii. That part of a flight of a combat aircraft during which bombs and other armaments are delivered.

run

run

(1) To execute a program. The phrases "run the program" and "launch the program" are synonymous.

(2) A single program or set of programs scheduled for execution.

(3) In Windows, a command in the Start menu that lets you run a program directly. See Win Run command.
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A SOLDIER ran across a live railway track to rescue a woman who slipped off a platform just seconds before a train was due to arrive.
A DRIVER was under arrest last night after a British student was killed and another badly injured as they ran across a motorway in France.
I climbed up the supports and ran across the bridge, that was 69 years ago.
The 36-year-old, from Otterburn Terrace in Jesmond, was stuck by a heavy goods vehicle as he ran across the carriageway near to the Chester-le-Street junction.
Pc Rodney Craig Mills, 42, was driving at nearly twice the speed limit without his lights or sirens when he was in collision with Jamie Haslett, who ran across the road in front of the car.
Mark, from Shotley Bridge in County Durham, ran across the USA in 100 days in aid of St Benedict's Hospice and The Children's Foundation.
I can't believe he ran across the road and didn't look.
Shane Jeavons, of Solihull, West Midlands, had been with pals when he ran across Lode Lane and was knocked down by a blue Audi.
Ayoungwoman ran across Drive and picked up this and walked away with it that it wasn't her dog, it had her
A BRITISH man was deported from the US after he ran across a major highway, through a field, across rail tracks and over a barbed wire fence at an airport in an apparent bid to catch a flight, airport officials said yesterday.
BORON -- A 15-year-old Bakersfield girl was hit by a freight train and killed Tuesday night when she and five friends ran across the tracks trying to beat the train, Kern County authorities said Wednesday.
When American pioneers first began trekking westward, they ran across the bentonite clay as it stuck to their wagon wheels.