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overrunning

[′ō·və‚rən·iŋ]
(meteorology)
A condition existing when an air mass is in motion aloft above another air mass of greater density at the surface; this term usually is applied in the case of warm air ascending the surface of a warm front or quasi-stationary front.
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Both Boeing and Lockheed were in danger of overrunning their spending limits before the Pentagon restructured the JSF program this spring to ensure that they stay on budget and on schedule.