run-up


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run-up

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

run-up

[′rən‚əp]
(geology)

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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More than 85% of the ground run-ups at ALB take place at night when aircraft are available for maintenance and when there are very few take-offs and landings--essentially a recipe for noise complaints from the community surrounding the airport.
45pm and by then it became apparent that the work of the groundstaff in preparing the run-ups had been in vain.
Edwards aborted three run-ups in one over, before things finally came to a head when he simply gave up trying and threw the ball to wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin.
But unfortunately you have to do the right thing at the end of the day and the run-ups and landing areas at both ends were just not fit for first-class cricket.
But because the risk is spread among more people, they're also buffered from rate run-ups following a high claims year.
In spite of new levels of inflation, including run-ups in record prices for oil and steel over the past few years, we have seen increases of 8.
But after a second afternoon inspection finally concluded the bowlers' run-ups had been swamped so badly by last night's deluge that there was still no prospect of play, Gloucestershire captain Chris Taylor remained optimistic of a positive outcome over the final two days.
Indeed, many of the countries experiencing rapid run-ups of consumer credit are those which went through snaps of boom and bust in the middle 1990s.
From the poles and pits of the pole vault to the surfaces for racing and run-ups, no stone has been left unturned in protecting against mishaps.