run (n):the act of testing somethingSamplesin the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately.
he called each flip of the coin a new trial
run (n):a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safelySamplesthe Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th.
their first tally came in the 3rd inning
run (n):the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast paceSampleshe broke into a run.
his daily run keeps him fit
run (n):a regular tripSamplesthe ship made its run in record time run (n):a short tripSamplestake a run into town run (n):(American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing teamSamplesthe defensive line braced to stop the run.
the coach put great emphasis on running
run (n):an unbroken chronological sequenceSamplesthe play had a long run on Broadway.
the team enjoyed a brief run of victories
run (n):a race between candidates for elective officeSamplesI managed his campaign for governor.
he is raising money for a Senate run
run (n):a race run on footSamplesshe broke the record for the half-mile run run (n):an unbroken series of eventsSampleshad a streak of bad luck.
Nicklaus had a run of birdies
run (n):the pouring forth of a fluid run (n):a row of unravelled stitchesSamplesshe got a run in her stocking run (n):the production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.)Samplesa daily run of 100,000 gallons of paint run (n):unrestricted freedom to useSampleshe has the run of the house run (n):the continuous period of time during which something (a machine or a factory) operates or continues in operationSamplesthe assembly line was on a 12-hour run run (v):reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heatingSamplesmelt butter.
melt down gold.
The wax melted in the sun
run (v):become undoneSamplesthe sweater unraveled run (v):come unraveled or undone as if by snaggingSamplesHer nylons were running run (v):cause to performSamplesrun a subject.
run a process
run (v):progress by being changedSamplesThe speech has to go through several more drafts.
run through your presentation before the meeting
run (v):change from one state to anotherSamplesrun amok.
run (v):compete in a raceSampleshe is running the Marathon this year.
let's race and see who gets there first
run (v):run, stand, or compete for an office or a positionSamplesWho's running for treasurer this year? run (v):pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)SamplesGoering often hunted wild boars in Poland.
The dogs are running deer.
The Duke hunted in these woods
run (v):pass over, across, or throughSamplesHe ran his eyes over her body.
She ran her fingers along the carved figurine.
He drew her hair through his fingers
run (v):include as the content; broadcast or publicizeSamplesWe ran the ad three times.
This paper carries a restaurant review.
All major networks carried the press conference
run (v):deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor run (v):perform as expected when appliedSamplesThe washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in.
Does this old car still run well?
This old radio doesn't work anymore
run (v):be operating, running or functioningSamplesThe car is still running--turn it off! run (v):carry outSamplesrun an errand run (v):cause to emit recorded audio or videoSamplesThey ran the tapes over and over again.
I'll play you my favorite record.
He never tires of playing that video
run (v):travel a route regularlySamplesShips ply the waters near the coast run (v):cover by running; run a certain distanceSamplesShe ran 10 miles that day run (v):move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given timeSamplesDon't run--you'll be out of breath.
The children ran to the store
run (v):travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) meansSamplesRun to the store!
She always runs to Italy, because she has a lover there
run (v):run with the ball; in such sports as football run (v):keep companySamplesthe heifers run with the bulls to produce offspring run (v):sail before the wind run (v):be diffusedSamplesThese dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run run (v):move along, of liquidsSamplesWater flowed into the cave.
the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi
run (v):flee; take to one's heels; cut and runSamplesIf you see this man, run!
The burglars escaped before the police showed up
run (v):cause an animal to move fastSamplesrun the dogs run (v):move about freely and without restraint, or act as if running around in an uncontrolled waySampleswho are these people running around in the building?
She runs around telling everyone of her troubles.
let the dogs run free
run (v):occur persistentlySamplesMusical talent runs in the family run (v):set animals loose to graze run (v):direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.SamplesShe is running a relief operation in the Sudan run (v):make without a miss run (v):carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machineSamplesRun the dishwasher.
run a new program on the Mac.
the computer executed the instruction
run (v):continue to existSamplesThese stories die hard.
The legend of Elvis endures
run (v):extend or continue for a certain period of timeSamplesThe film runs 5 hours run (v):stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain pointSamplesService runs all the way to Cranbury.
His knowledge doesn't go very far.
My memory extends back to my fourth year of life.
The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets
run (v):cause something to pass or lead somewhereSamplesRun the wire behind the cabinet run (v):have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclinedSamplesShe tends to be nervous before her lectures.
These dresses run small.
He inclined to corpulence
run (v):be affected by; be subjected toSamplesrun a temperature.
run a risk
run (v):have a particular formSamplesthe story or argument runs as follows.
as the saying goes...
run (v):change or be different within limitsSamplesEstimates for the losses in the earthquake range as high as $2 billion.
Interest rates run from 5 to 10 percent.
The instruments ranged from tuba to cymbals.
My students range from very bright to dull
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (1048-1131)
Where there's a will there's a way
Çıkmayan candan ümit kesilmez.
When a person really wants to do something, he will find a way of doing it.