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You can see a full rundown of all the features on Apple’s website.iPhone’s new ‘orange dot’ feature warns you when an app is listening|Jeff|September 17, 2020|Fortune
In her rundown of reopening dates, Jimenez highlights the mysterious departure of San Marcos Unified School District’s Superintendent Carmen Garcia.Morning Report: Lincoln Abruptly Canceled AP Class|Voice of San Diego|September 17, 2020|Voice of San Diego
On the podcast, he gave a rundown of how San Diego’s original single-family zoning law came to be and how it’s defined life in San Diego ever since.VOSD Podcast: Living Single (Family)|Sara Libby|August 28, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Here’s a rundown of what we know so far about Musk’s startup—the most recent claims, the technology, and what neuroscientists say is actually possible.Elon Musk’s brain company plans a big reveal on Friday. Here’s what we already know|Verne Kopytoff|August 27, 2020|Fortune
Here’s a simplified, informal rundown of how Gödel proved his theorems.How Gödel’s Proof Works|Natalie Wolchover|July 14, 2020|Quanta Magazine
An article in The New York Times gives a detailed rundown of the process.The Military’s Mission to Fight Ebola Might Be Dangerous But it Won’t Be Black Hawk Down|Nathan Bradley Bethea|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Akin retiterated this sentiment about his perceived Democratic war on women during his Daily Rundown segment this morning.It Sounds Like Todd Akin Only Wants to Talk About Rape|Gideon Resnick|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The quarters and work areas were too small for both of us, and after he gave me the rundown I wanted to get started on my own.How I’ll End the War: My First Week Back in Afghanistan|Nick Willard|May 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Brady purchased part of a rather rundown monastery and transformed it into Casa de la Torre—his own private manse.Casa de la Torre: The Museum of Mexico’s Liberace|Brandon Presser|March 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Check out our video rundown for you weekly dose of nostalgia.The Week in Nostalgia: ‘Halloween’ Turns 35, Butch and Sundance Debut, and the iPod is Born (VIDEO)|Chancellor Agard|October 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
At the supper table he was as mum as a rundown clock; just set in his chair and looked at Mrs. Badger.Cape Cod Stories|Joseph C. Lincoln
Greg drove from the rundown district faster than the law allowed.Cancer World|Harry Warner
"Just give us a general rundown of the conversation," Jackson said.A World by the Tale|Gordon Randall Garrett
Between mouthfuls, the two older people gave him a rundown on the morning's mishaps.Make Mine Homogenized|Rick Raphael
A northerner passing a rundown looking place in the South, stopped to chat with the farmer.Toaster's Handbook|Peggy Edmund and Harold W. Williams, compilers
British Dictionary definitions for rundown
- (tr) to collide with and cause to sink
- (intr, preposition) to navigate so as to move parallel to (a coast)
Other Idioms and Phrases with rundown
Stop because of lack of power or force, as in The alarm clock finally ran down. [Mid-1700s]
Make or be tired, cause to decline or be declined in health or vigor, as in His long illness ran him down, leaving him with no energy, or After that huge assignment his strength ran down. [First half of 1800s]
Collide with and knock over, as in The speeding motorist ran down a pedestrian. [Second half of 1500s]
Chase and capture, as in Police detectives ran down the suspects. [Second half of 1600s]
Trace the source of, as in She ran down all the references at the library.
Disparage, as in Don't run him down, he's a talented actor. [Second half of 1600s] Also see put down, def. 4.
Also, run one's eyes over. Look over, review, as in Let's run down the membership list again and see if we can pick a delegate, or She ran her eyes over the crowd, looking for her husband.
In baseball, tag out a runner between bases, as in We might have won but in the last inning they ran down two of our runners.