af·​ter-run | \ ˈaf-tər-ˌrən How to pronounce after-run (audio) \

Definition of after-run

: dieseling Questions on tune-up, hard starting and after-run gave viewers the most difficulty in the recent National Automotive Trouble Quiz.Springfield (Massachusetts) Union News, 19 Sept. 1972

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First Known Use of after-run

1970, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for after-run

after- + run entry 2

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“After-run.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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