the testing of an airplane engine by accelerating the motor.
an advance in prices, as in the stock market.
the running up to the jump line by a broad jumper.
the running up of the ball in soccer or polo toward the goal.
the running up of a golf ball toward the putting green.
verb (used without object), ran, run, running. 1. to go quickly by moving the legs more rapidly than at a walk and in such a manner that for an instant in each step all or both feet are off the ground. 2. to move with haste; act quickly: Run upstairs and get the iodine. 3. […]
- Run up against
run up against
noun 1. a way along which something runs. 2. a paved or cleared strip on which planes land and take off. 3. a similar strip on which cars, trucks, or the like may park, load, or enter the stream of traffic. 4. the beaten track or habitual path of deer or other wild animals. 5. […]
- Run with it
run with it