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underrun

verb un·der·run \ ˌən-dər-ˈrən \

Definition of underrun

underran play \ˌən-dər-ˈran\; underrun; underrunning
1 : to pass along under in order to examine (a cable)
2 : to pass or extend under

First Known Use of underrun

1547

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underrun

noun un·der·run \ ˈən-dər-ˌrən , ˈən-də- \

Definition of underrun

: the amount by which something produced (such as a cut of lumber) falls below an estimate

First Known Use of underrun

1926

in the meaning defined above

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