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the gradual termination of a groove on the body of an object not ending there, as the upper termination of a flute in a twist drill.
. a space in a depressed area of an object into which a machine tool or grinding wheel may safely enter at the end of a pass or operation.
the merging of a curved surface into another surface.
an act or instance of running away so as to evade, abandon, or avoid something.
a person who runs away so as to avoid payment or duty.
an act or instance of expiring or becoming depleted:
the runout of a union contract; a runout in office supplies.
uneven wear on the outer edges of a tire or on the rim of a wheel.
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noun use of verb phrase
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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