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underrun

[uhn-der-ruhn] /ˌʌn dərˈrʌn/
verb (used with object), underran, underrun, underrunning.
1.
to run, pass, or go under.
2.
Nautical. to pass beneath (a stretched rope, net, etc.) in a boat or the like for the purpose of inspection or repairs.
noun
3.
something that runs or passes underneath, as a current.
4.
an instance of costing or spending less than estimated.
5.
a production run of a manufactured or printed item below the quantity ordered.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; under- + run
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