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first run

noun, Movies.
the initial exhibition period for a film.
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first-run, adjective Unabridged
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  • The benefit from features was apparent within the first mile of my first run.
  • But there was still a matter he wanted to discuss, that matter being the first run of the rocket car.
  • We're beginning to wonder if it will survive this first run, never mind three or four days.
  • Couples may enjoy its hot tubs, or they may opt to chill out with a romantic comedy at the on-site, first run movie theater.
  • And even there, you're getting some discount because you're watching it late, rather than in first run.
  • The boys take the first jet-powered office chair for its first run on the open road.
  • Yes there was something missing not in your response but in your first run through.
  • The first run was a rough and ready two-dimensional screening designed to work out which pieces contained interesting inclusions.
  • The year before, he had his first run-in with the police.
  • In her first run, she missed a gate and had to backtrack to go through.

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