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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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Summary: Victim wanted to coerce the suspect to work for free after one of his sex workers ran away
JEDDAH: The Bureau of Investigation and Public Prosecution (BIPP) has launched an investigation into the reasons why four women ran away from a shelter in the city.
Al Kindi said the department received a case in which a 21-year-old girl ran away from home and started staying with some friends in another emirate.
After five months she ran away from our home for no reason.
Also known as 'Thu and Lightning', as in you hit the door like thunder and ran away like lightning.
One young person interviewed during the research, named only as 'Leah' said: "I ended up in foster care because my dad died "My mum died when I was little so I couldn't go back to her and I went to foster care and I really didn't like it so I just ran away "A lot of girls do end up like pressurised into it and end up pregnant you know or have got something.
A teenage girl who ran away from her home with the help of a boy she met via BlackBerry Messenger has been jailed for having an affair.
When she ran away, she would go to her ex-boyfriend's house or, later, travel to English cities and stay with strangers.
As we examine current knowledge on this problem, one thing noticeably absent from the research is data that reveals the long-term effects on adults who ran away as adolescents.
22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For adults who ran away from home as adolescents, the likelihood of having suicidal thoughts increases by 51 percent and they're more than three times as likely to attempt suicide.
Summary: An exchange dealer in South Lebanon ran away with $5 million after convincing people to invest their money with him, promising a $100 return on every $1,000 invested, according to Almarkazia.