Run-on



adjective
1.
of or designating something that is added or run on:
a run-on entry in a dictionary.
2.
Prosody. (of a line of verse) having a thought that carries over to the next line, especially without a syntactical break.
noun
3.
run-on matter.
4.
Automotive. after-run.

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