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running Idioms & Phrases


At long running

  • in the long run. Obs. Jer. Taylor.
Webster 1913

Running block

  • (Mech.), a block in an arrangement of pulleys which rises or sinks with the weight which is raised or lowered.
Webster 1913

Running board

  • noun a narrow footboard serving as a step beneath the doors of some old cars
WordNet
  • a narrow platform extending along the side of a locomotive. or automobile(pre-1960)
Webster 1913

Running bowsprit

  • (Naut.) Same as Reefing bowsprit.
Webster 1913

Running days

  • (Com.), the consecutive days occupied on a voyage under working days. Simmonds.
Webster 1913

Running fire

  • a constant fire of musketry or cannon.
Webster 1913

Running gear

  • the wheels and axles of a vehicle, and their attachments, in distinction from the body; all the working parts of a locomotive or other machine, in distinction from the framework.
Webster 1913

Running hand

  • noun rapid handwriting in which letters are set down in full and are cursively connected within words without lifting the writing implement from the paper
    longhand; cursive; cursive script.
WordNet
  • a style of rapid writing in which the letters are usually slanted and the words formed without lifting the pen; distinguished from round hand.
Webster 1913

Running part

  • (Naut.), that part of a rope that is hauled upon, in distinction from the standing part.
Webster 1913

Running rigging

  • (Naut. ), that part of a ship's rigging or ropes which passes through blocks, etc.; is distinction from standing rigging.
Webster 1913

Running title

  • noun the title (or a shortened title) of a book used as a running head
WordNet
  • (Print.), the title of a book or chapter continued from page to page on the upper margin. it may be different, for conciseness, from the title on the first page.
Webster 1913