underrun


underrun
I. \\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ verb
Etymology: under (I) + run
1. : to pass or extend under

underrun and uplifted by advancing masses of colder air

2.
a. : to pass along under in order to examine (a cable)
b. : to separate and put in order the parts of (a tackle)
c. : to take in (a net or trawl line) for emptying and resetting
d. : to lift and empty out (a hose) by walking along and shifting the hold successively along the length
: to flow or persist in a suppressed or underlying stream
II. \\ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
2. : a run (as of goods or printed copies) short of the quantity ordered by a customer
3. : the amount by which the actual cut of merchantable lumber falls below a log scale estimate
4. : the lower contact surface of a third rail or trolley wire

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Underrun — Un der*run , v. t. To run or pass under; especially (Naut.), to pass along and under, as a cable, for the purpose of taking it in, or of examining it. [1913 Webster] Note: The cable passes over the bows and stern of the boat used, while the men… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • underrun — [un΄dərrun′] vt. underran, underrun, underrunning to run, go, or pass under n. something running or passing underneath, as an undercurrent …   English World dictionary

  • underrun — /un deuhr run /, v., underran, underrun, underrunning, n. v.t. 1. to run, pass, or go under. 2. Naut. to pass beneath (a stretched rope, net, etc.) in a boat or the like for the purpose of inspection or repairs. n. 3. something that runs or… …   Universalium

  • underrun — /ʌndəˈrʌn/ (say unduh run) verb (t) (underran, underrun, underrunning) to run, pass, or go under …   Australian English dictionary

  • underrun — I. transitive verb (underran; run; running) Date: 1547 1. to pass along under in order to examine (a cable) 2. to pass or extend under II. noun Date: 1926 the amount by which something produced (as a cut of lumber) falls below an estimate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • underrun — noun a) A condition in which fewer products are delivered or produced than had been ordered. b) A condition in which the read/write buffer is fed with data at a slower rate than required; a …   Wiktionary

  • Underrun — Неполный [недопечатанный] тираж; Неполный, недопечатанный тираж …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • underrun — v. pass below, run underneath; pass below and inspect something from beneath in a water vessel, lay out gear (Nautical) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • underrun — un•der•run [[t]ˌʌn dərˈrʌn[/t]] v. ran, run, run•ning, n. 1) to run, pass, or go under 2) something that runs or passes underneath, as a current 3) bus an instance of costing less than estimated 4) bus a production run below the quantity ordered… …   From formal English to slang

  • To underrun a hose — Underrun Un der*run , v. t. To run or pass under; especially (Naut.), to pass along and under, as a cable, for the purpose of taking it in, or of examining it. [1913 Webster] Note: The cable passes over the bows and stern of the boat used, while… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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