running time


noun

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

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Origin of running time

First recorded in 1950–55
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Example sentences from the Web for running time

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

    The Iron Ration|George Abel Schreiner