noun 1. Sports. a start, as in the hop, step, and jump or the running broad jump, in which a contestant begins moving before reaching the starting or take-off point. 2. an initial advantage in undertaking something; a head start: His background gave him a running start in business. running start An initial advantage, as […]
noun 1. a sewing stitch made by passing the needle in and out repeatedly with short, even stitches. running stitch noun 1. a simple form of hand stitching, consisting of small stitches that look the same on both sides of the fabric, usually used for gathering Sometimes called gathering stitch
noun, Journalism. 1. a story continued in subsequent issues of a newspaper or magazine; serial. 2. a story sent to the compositor in takes.
noun 1. the body of text in a newspaper, magazine, or the like, as distinguished from the heads, illustrations, etc.