from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act or an instance of fleeing so as to evade undesirable consequences.
  • n. The area where one curved surface merges with another: a snowy runout at the bottom of the ski slope.
  • n. The act or an instance of expiring or having expired: the runout of an executive contract.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Something that has been run out.
  • n. A run out, a running out. The method of getting out in which a batsman, in making a run, has not reached the popping crease when a fielder breaks his wicket with the ball.
  • n. The location control of a filleted surface tangent to a circular feature along its inner edge.


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