running time

noun
Updated on: 22 Nov 2017

Definition of running time

: the duration of a motion picture, a theatrical performance, or a recording

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First Known Use of running time

1939


RUNNING TIME Defined for English Language Learners

running time

noun

Definition of running time for English Language Learners

  • : the amount of time that a movie, performance, recording, etc., lasts from beginning to end


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