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run-up

an approach run by an athlete for a long jump, pole vault, etc.
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run-up

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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

run-up

i. To accelerate an engine under its own power for the purpose of testing the engine and its systems.
ii. To test an engine piston, briefly at high-power, and to check the dual ignition before takeoff.
iii. The stage of flight during which aerial supplies or parachutists are dropped.
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Despite the run-ups in gold and platinum, there is little reason to believe silver will visit the $6 or even $5 range soon.
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In 1995, the airport began examining facilities to mitigate noise produced during ground run-ups in an effort to further reduce their impact on the surrounding community.
This technology ensures that run-ups at El Dorado do not exceed the noise levels specified by Colombian environmental regulations.
During this set of run-ups, we discovered the aircraft's rudder-boost system was malfunctioning.
A new facility is to be built at Vancouver International Airport to minimise noise from engine run-ups that are conducted as part of regular aircraft maintenance work, the Vancouver Airport Authority announced on Tuesday.
Leadbeater admitted there was no way play could have gone ahead because the bowlers' run-ups and landing areas at either end of the pitch were pure mud due to the torrential rain over previous days.
After Sludge 1 and 2 had executed their formation takeoffs, Sludge 3 and 4 began their engine run-ups. Following the initial takeoff roll, Sludge 4 began to slide aft of Sludge 3 at approximately 90 to 100 knots and selected MIL power.
The recent run-ups in stock valuations of recently demutualized life insurers have not gone unnoticed by policyholders of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co., Springfield, Mass.
And even though the companies themselves are not making money, online retailers are enjoying massive run-ups in the value of their companies and their stock.
fiber and polymer operations, we continue to absorb unprecedented run-ups in raw material prices, both virgin and recycled," said Jim Casey, president of Wellman's fiber division.