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running time

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noun
  1. Movies. the length or duration, usually expressed in minutes, of a feature film: The running time of the average film is 90–100 minutes.

Origin of running time

First recorded in 1950–55
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Historical Examples

  • Despite the reduction in running-time, wrecks multiplied alarmingly.

    The Iron Ration

    George Abel Schreiner