run-on

[ruhn-on, -awn]
adjective
1.
of or designating something that is added or run on: a run-on entry in a dictionary.
2.
Prosody. (of a line of verse) having a thought that carries over to the next line, especially without a syntactical break.
noun
3.
run-on matter.
4.
Automotive. after-run.

Origin:
1900–05; adj., noun use of verb phrase run on

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run-on

in prosody, the continuation of the sense of a phrase beyond the end of a line of verse. T.S. Eliot used enjambment in the opening lines of his poem The Waste Land:April is the cruelest month, breedingLilacs out of the dead land, mixingMemory and desire, stirringDull roots with spring rain.Winter kept us warm, coveringEarth in forgetful snow, feeding A little life with dried tubers

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Example sentences
It's in run-on paragraphs that read as if they had been exhaled in one long breath.
Visualize storm water run-on and runoff flow patterns when reviewing the plans.
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