Run-in

Run-in Run"-in, n. An argument or quarrel. [PJC]

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  • Run — Run, v. i. [imp. {Ran}or {Run}; p. p. {Run}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Running}.] [OE. rinnen, rennen (imp. ran, p. p. runnen, ronnen). AS. rinnan to flow (imp. ran, p. p. gerunnen), and iernan, irnan, to run (imp. orn, arn, earn, p. p. urnen); akin to D …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Run — or runs may refer to: Computers* Execution (computers), meaning to begin operation of a computer program ** Run command, a command used to execute a program in Microsoft Windows * RUN (magazine) , a computer magazine of the 1980s * A sequence of… …   Wikipedia

  • Run — Run, v. t. 1. To cause to run (in the various senses of {Run}, v. i.); as, to run a horse; to run a stage; to run a machine; to run a rope through a block. [1913 Webster] 2. To pursue in thought; to carry in contemplation. [1913 Webster] To run… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Run — Run, n. 1. The act of running; as, a long run; a good run; a quick run; to go on the run. [1913 Webster] 2. A small stream; a brook; a creek. [1913 Webster] 3. That which runs or flows in the course of a certain operation, or during a certain… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Run — Run, a. 1. Melted, or made from molten material; cast in a mold; as, run butter; run iron or lead. [1913 Webster] 2. Smuggled; as, run goods. [Colloq.] Miss Edgeworth. [1913 Webster] {Run steel}, malleable iron castings. See under {Malleable}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • run — I. verb (ran; also chiefly dialect run; run; running) Etymology: Middle English ronnen, alteration of rinnen, verbi. (from Old English iernan, rinnan & Old Norse rinna) & of rennen, verbt., from Old Norse renna; akin to Old High German rinnan,… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Run-D.M.C. — Infobox musical artist Name = Run D.M.C. Img capt = From left to right, Rev Run, Jam Master Jay and D.M.C. Img size = Background = group or band Origin = Queens, New York, USA Genre = Hip hop, rap rock Years active = 1983 ndash; 2002 Label =… …   Wikipedia

  • Run 2 — Single infobox | Name = Run 2 Artist = New Order from Album = Technique Released = 28 August 1989 Format = 12 , 7 Recorded = 1988 Genre = Alternative Length = 3:45 Label = Factory FAC 273 Producer = New Order Chart position = #49 (UK Singles… …   Wikipedia

  • run-on — I. adjective Date: 1877 continuing without rhetorical pause from one line of verse into another II. noun Date: circa 1909 1. something (as a dictionary entry) that is run on 2. run on sentence …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • run by — or run past phrasal to present to (as for evaluation) < ran some ideas by her > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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