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underrun

[ uhn-der-ruhn ]
/ 藢蕦n d蓹r藞r蕦n /
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verb (used with object), un路der路ran, un路der路run, un路der路run路ning.
to run, pass, or go under.
Nautical. to pass beneath (a stretched rope, net, etc.) in a boat or the like for the purpose of inspection or repairs.
noun
something that runs or passes underneath, as a current.
an instance of costing or spending less than estimated.
a production run of a manufactured or printed item below the quantity ordered.
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Origin of underrun

First recorded in 1540鈥50; under- + run
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