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  1. run

    • IPA[rən]

    美式

    • v.
      move at a speed faster than a walk, never having both or all the feet on the ground at the same time;run as a sport or for exercise
    • n.
      an act or spell of running;a running pace
    • verb: run, 3rd person present: runs, gerund or present participle: running, past tense: ran, past participle: run

    • noun: run, plural noun: runs

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    名詞

    • 1. an act or spell of running I usually go for a run in the morning a cross-country run 同義詞 sprint, race, dash, gallop, rush, ... 更多
    • a running pace Bobby set off at a run
    • an annual mass migration of fish up a river to spawn, or their return migration afterward the annual salmon runs
    • 2. a journey accomplished or route taken by a vehicle, aircraft, or boat, especially on a regular basis the New York-Washington run 同義詞 route, way, course, journey, circuit, ... 更多
    • a short excursion made in a car we could take a run out to the country 同義詞 drive, ride, turn, trip, excursion, ... 更多
    • the distance covered in a specified period, especially by a ship a record run of 398 miles from noon to noon
    • a short flight made by an aircraft on a straight and even course at a constant speed before or while dropping bombs bombing runs by B52s
    • 3. an opportunity or attempt to achieve something their absence means the Russians will have a clear run at the title
    • a preliminary test of the efficiency of a procedure or system if you are styling your hair yourself, have a practice run
    • an attempt to secure election to political office his run for the Republican nomination
    • 4. a continuous spell of a particular situation or condition he's had a run of bad luck 同義詞 period, spell, stretch, spate, bout, ... 更多
    • a continuous series of performances the play had a long run on Broadway
    • a quantity or amount of something produced at one time a production run of only 150 cars
    • a continuous stretch or length of something long runs of copper piping
    • a rapid series of musical notes forming a scale.
    • a sequence of cards of the same suit.
    • 5. a widespread and sudden or continuous demand for (a particular currency or commodity) there's been a big run on nostalgia toys this year
    • a sudden demand for repayment from (a bank) made by a large number of lenders growing nervousness among investors led to a run on some banks 同義詞 demand for, rush for, sudden request for, clamor for
    • 6. the average or usual type of person or thing she stood out from the general run of varsity cheerleaders 同義詞 type, kind, sort, variety, class, ... 更多
    • 7. a sloping snow-covered course or track used for skiing, bobsledding, or tobogganing a ski run 同義詞 slope, piste, track, bump run, trail
    • a track made or regularly used by a particular animal a badger run
    • 8. an enclosed area in which domestic animals or birds can run freely in the open a chicken run 同義詞 enclosure, pen, coop, compound
    • Australian, New Zealand a large open stretch of land used for pasture or the raising of stock one of the richest cattle runs of the district
    • 9. free and unrestricted use of or access to her cats were given the run of the house 同義詞 unrestricted/free use of, unrestricted access to, a free hand in, a free rein in
    • 10. a point scored by hitting the ball so that both batsmen are able to run between the wickets, or awarded in some other circumstances.
    • a point scored when a base runner reaches home plate after touching the other bases.
    • 11. North American a vertical line of unraveled stitches in stockings or tights she had a run in her nylons 同義詞 rip, tear, snag, hole, ladder
    • 12. a downward trickle of paint or a similar substance when applied too thickly varnish should be applied with care to avoid runs and an uneven surface
    • a small stream a shallow run at the edge of a low rock
    • 13. informal diarrhoea.
    • 14. the after part of a ship's bottom where it rises and narrows toward the stern.