running

[Run┬Ěning]

The act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace

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Moving or advancing by running.

Noun
the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace; "he broke into a run"; "his daily run keeps him fit"

Noun
the act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track

Noun
(American football) a play in which a player runs with the ball; "the defensive line braced to stop the run"; "the coach put great emphasis on running"

Noun
the act of administering or being in charge of something; "he has responsibility for the running of two companies at the same time"

Noun
the state of being in operation; "the engine is running smoothly"

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p. pr. & vb. n.
of Run

a.
Moving or advancing by running.

a.
Having a running gait; not a trotter or pacer.

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trained and kept for running races; as, a running horse.

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Successive; one following the other without break or intervention; -- said of periods of time; as, to be away two days running; to sow land two years running.

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Flowing; easy; cursive; as, a running hand.

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Continuous; keeping along step by step; as, he stated the facts with a running explanation.

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Extending by a slender climbing or trailing stem; as, a running vine.

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Discharging pus; as, a running sore.

n.
The act of one who, or of that which runs; as, the running was slow.

n.
That which runs or flows; the quantity of a liquid which flows in a certain time or during a certain operation; as, the first running of a still.

n.
The discharge from an ulcer or other sore.


Running

Run"ning , a. 1. Moving or advancing by running. Specifically, of a horse; (a) Having a running gait; not a trotter or pacer. (b) trained and kept for running races; as, a running horse. Law. 2. Successive; one following the other without break or intervention; -- said of periods of time; as, to be away two days running; to sow land two years running. 3. Flowing; easy; cursive; as, a running hand. 4. Continuous; keeping along step by step; as, he stated the facts with a running explanation. "A running conquest." Milton.
What are art and science if not a running commentary on Nature?
5. (Bot.) Extending by a slender climbing or trailing stem; as, a running vine. 6. (med.) Discharging pus; as, a running sore. Running block (Mech.), a block in an arrangement of pulleys which rises or sinks with the weight which is raised or lowered. -- Running board, a narrow platform extending along the side of a locomotive. -- Running bowsprit (Naut.) Same as Reefing bowsprit. -- Running days (Com.), the consecutive days occupied on a voyage under working days. Simmonds. -- Running fire, a constant fire of musketry or cannon. -- Running gear, the wheels and axles of a vehicle, and their attachments, in distinction from the body; all the working parts of a locomotive or other machine, in distinction from the framework. -- Running hand, a style of rapid writing in which the letters are usually slanted and the words formed without lifting the pen; -- distinguished from round hand. -- Running part (Naut.), that part of a rope that is hauled upon, -- in distinction from the standing part. -- Running rigging (Naut.), that part of a ship's rigging or ropes which passes through blocks, etc.; -- is distinction from standing rigging. -- Running title (Print.), the title of a book or chapter continued from page to page on the upper margin.

Running

Run"ning, n. The act of one who, or of that which runs; as, the running was slow. 2. That which runs or flows; the quantity of a liquid which flows in a certain time or during a certain operation; as, the first running of a still. 3. The discharge from an ulcer or other sore. At long running, in the long run. [Obs.] Jer. Taylor.

Moving or advancing by running.

The act of one who, or of that which runs; as, the running was slow.

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Usage Examples

Any work that's worth doing has its challenges as well as its opportunities. That's true if you're running a business, it's true if you're trying to help on a campaign.

A paparazzo once jumped out of a car and started running backward with me. I slowed down out of courtesy because she started drifting into the street. I reached out my hand and moved her back so she didn't get hit by a bus.

After all, sustainability means running the global environment - Earth Inc. - like a corporation: with depreciation, amortization and maintenance accounts. In other words, keeping the asset whole, rather than undermining your natural capital.

Anybody who is running a marathon or doing a walkathon, doing a fundraiser for their school, their company, by far it's guaranteed the easiest and most fun way to quickly set up a fundraising campaign and send it around to your friends and family.

And if you look at the reality in the United States, where you have more than 40 million people below the poverty line and 42 million on food stamps, and then you look at poverty around the world, clearly the way we're running the engine of capitalism is not serving us well.

And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.

Americans accept that gangsters are running the government.

Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.

After I hit a home run I had a habit of running the bases with my head down. I figured the pitcher already felt bad enough without me showing him up rounding the bases.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

And it took me, since I was 17 and left home, running from God, to now, as a 30-year-old man, when I honestly feel like I've come full circle and my heart's finally in the right place.

Absurdity is what I like most in life, and there's humor in struggling in ignorance. If you saw a man repeatedly running into a wall until he was a bloody pulp, after a while it would make you laugh because it becomes absurd.

Acceptance of one's life has nothing to do with resignation it does not mean running away from the struggle. On the contrary, it means accepting it as it comes, with all the handicaps of heredity, of suffering, of psychological complexes and injustices.

A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.

All men should strive to learn before they die, what they are running from, and to, and why.

'Not again!' I thought to myself this morning, as news trickled out that John McCain was set to pick Alaska governor Sarah Palin as his running mate. Not again, because too often women are promoted for the wrong reasons, and then blamed when things don't go right.

All that running around in my underwear put money in my pockets. I can focus on working in interesting movies without having to worry about supporting myself.

And after I make a lot of money, I'll be able to afford running for office.

Analysts may be correct that the presidential election won't primarily turn on entitlements reform, but by choosing Paul Ryan as his running mate, Mitt Romney can, contrary to conventional wisdom, make it a winning issue and lay the foundation for a reform mandate when he wins.

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