(RTS, run-time support, run-time) Library code and processes which support software written in a particular language running on a particular platform. The RTS typically deals with details of the interface between the program and the operating system such as system calls, program start-up and termination, and memory management.
- Run-time type information
compiler (RTTI) Facilities included in C++ compilers to allow the type of an object to be determined at run time. This facility, found in good C++ compilers and some other high level languages, adds type information to memory resident objects (i.e. type name or unique type-id). This allows the run-time system to determine if an […]
noun 1. an animal that is small or stunted as compared with others of its kind. 2. the smallest or weakest of a litter, especially of pigs or puppies. 3. a person who is small and contemptible: That runt causes most of the trouble at the meetings. 4. British Dialect. an old or decayed tree […]
- Run to form
Also, run true to form. Act as one expects, especially in keeping with previous behavior. For example, She ran to form, arriving an hour late, or The door-to-door campaign was running true to form, with solicitors always arriving at dinnertime. This term originally was used for race horses running as expected from their previous record; […]
adjective, runtier, runtiest. 1. stunted; dwarfish: The runty puppy seems the most playful of the litter.