Definition Of run up


a low approach shot that bounces and runs forward.

A lot of players are already using the 3-wood from the fringe and on run-up shots.

a marked rise in the value or level of something.

a sharp run-up of land and stock prices

an act of running an engine or turbine to prepare it for use or to test it.

After the new propeller was installed, an engine run-up was conducted with no mechanical anomalies.

an act of running briefly to gain momentum before performing a jump in track and field or other sports.

high jumper Steve Smith will use his shortened five-stride run-up

the period preceding a notable event.

an acrimonious run-up to legislative elections

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