Definition Of runs


(of a bus, train, ferry, or other form of transportation) make a regular journey on a particular route.

buses run into town every half hour

(of an object or act) cost (someone) (a specified amount).

a new photocopier will run us about $1,300

(with reference to a liquid) flow or cause to flow.

a small river runs into the sea at one side of the castle

a continuous spell of a particular situation or condition.

he's had a run of bad luck

a downward trickle of paint or a similar substance when applied too thickly.

Apply varnish full strength, taking extra care to avoid runs and sags.

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