of or designating something that is added or run on:
a run-on entry in a dictionary.
Prosody. (of a line of verse) having a thought that carries over to the next line, especially without a syntactical break.
- Run on all cylinders
run on all cylinders
- Run on empty
run on empty
- Run one ragged
Exhaust one, as in I’ve run myself ragged with this project. This idiom alludes to working so hard that one’s appearance is reduced to rags. [ c. 1920 ]
- Run-on sentence
noun 1. a written sequence of two or more main clauses that are not separated by a period or semicolon or joined by a conjunction.