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General dictionaries General (21 matching dictionaries)
  1. run-up: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. run-up: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. run-up: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. run-up, run-up: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. run-up: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. run-up: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Run-Up, Run-up, run-up: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. run-up: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. run-up: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. run-up: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. run-up: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  12. run-up: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  13. run-up: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  14. run-up: Rhymezone [home, info]
  15. run-up: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  16. run-up: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  17. run-up: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  18. run-up: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  19. run-up: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. run-up: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. run-up, run-up: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]
  2. run-up: Golfer's Dictionary [home, info]
  3. Run-up: Sports Definitions [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (run-up)

noun:  the approach run during which an athlete gathers speed
noun:  a substantial increase over a relatively short period of time

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