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  • 161 running water — noun uncount 1. ) water that is supplied by pipes into a building: All the bedrooms have hot and cold running water. 2. ) water that is moving, for example in a river …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 162 running time — running times N COUNT The running time of something such as a film, video, or CD is the time it takes to play from start to finish …

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  • 163 running on empty — If you are exhausted but keep going, you are running on empty …

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  • 164 running with the hare and hunting with the hounds — If someone is running with the hare and hunting with the hounds, they are trying to support or go with two opposing views, causes or factions at the same time …

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  • 165 running head — or running title n. a descriptive head or title printed at the top of every page or, sometimes, every other page, of a book, periodical, report, etc …

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  • 166 running banquet — or running buffet noun A slight or hasty collation • • • Main Entry: ↑run …

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  • 167 running buffet — running banquet or running buffet noun A slight or hasty collation • • • Main Entry: ↑run …

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  • 168 running costs — plural noun The costs of materials and labour, etc required for the normal operation of a machine, office or business company • • • Main Entry: ↑run * * * running costs UK US noun [plural] the money that you spend regularly to operate a machine… …

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  • 169 running lights — plural noun 1. The lights shown by vessels between sunset and sunrise 2. Small lights at the front and rear of a car which remain on while the engine is running • • • Main Entry: ↑run …

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  • 170 running late — phrase doing things or arriving in places later than planned I’m running a bit late this morning. Thesaurus: late or too latesynonym Main entry: run …

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  • 171 running scared — informal phrase worried because you know that your opponent is very good or strong They know our popularity is growing, and they’re running scared. Thesaurus: afraid and frightenedsynonym Main entry: run …

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  • 172 running broad jump — running broad jump, a broad jump in which the broad jumper takes a running start for the jump …

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  • 173 running high jump — running high jump, a high jump in which the high jumper takes a running start for the jump, approaching the bar from any angle he chooses …

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  • 174 Running load — Run ning load (A[ e]ronautics) (a) The air pressure supported by each longitudinal foot segment of a wing. (b) Commonly, the whole weight of a[ e]roplane and load divided by the span, or length from tip to tip. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …

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  • 175 Running with Scissors with Mr. Interesting — was a 6 part radio series broadcast on CBC Radio One Saturday afternoons during the third hour of Definitely Not the Opera during the summer of 1999. It starred Dan Redican reprising the title role from The Frantics Frantic Times radio series.… …

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  • 176 Running Wild (video game) — Running Wild is a racing video game released for the Sony PlayStation in 1998. The player can choose characters from an all animal cast …

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  • 177 Running in the Family (memoir) — Running in the Family is a memoir, written in post modern style, by Michael Ondaatje. It deals with his return to his native island of Sri Lanka in the late 1970s. It also deals with his family. Much of the focus falls on his father Mervyn… …

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  • 178 Running on Empty (The Hardy Boys) — Running on Empty is a Hardy Boys novel.Chet Morton, a friend of the Hardys, is kidnapped after trying to repossess his stolen Corvette. The Hardy Boys go undercover to investigate their friend s disappearance, and find out of a chopshop ring… …

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  • 179 running buffer — running buffer. См. подвижный буфер. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 180 Running powers — Running powers, die in England übliche Bezeichnung für die Gestattung des Mitbetriebs auf Bahnen oder Bahnstrecken (vgl. Bd. VII, S. 293 ff.) …

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