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the testing of an airplane engine by accelerating the motor.
an advance in prices, as in the stock market.
the running up to the jump line by a broad jumper.
the running up of the ball in soccer or polo toward the goal.
the running up of a golf ball toward the putting green.
noun use of verb phrase
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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