Definition of Runover

1. Noun. (printing) A line of text that overruns the available space. ¹



2. Noun. (television) The situation where a television programme overruns its scheduled slot. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Runover

1. matter for publication that exceeds the allotted space [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Runover

runningly
runnings
runnion
runnions
runny
runny nose
runny noses
runoff
runoffs
runological
runologist
runologists
runology
runout
runouts
runover (current term)
runovers
runproof
runrig
runrigs
runround
runrounds
runs
runs about
runs around
runs away
runs back
runs batted in
runs by
runs for

Literary usage of Runover

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biennial Report by Vermont Public Service Commission (1900)
"... was struck by an engine, runover and instantly killed. May 13, 1899.—Allen J. Adams, shipping clerk on the Clarendon & Pittsford Railroad, climbed upon ..."

2. The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including the Private as Well as the by Benjamin Franklin, John Bigelow (1904)
"... that we proceed methodically in our examination from the beginning to the end, leaving nothing out in the middle, which is implied by the word, runover. ..."

3. The Historical Magazine and Notes and Queries Concerning the Antiquities by John Gilmary Shea, Henry Reed Stiles (1869)
"... blood-shed in our ! on the Side-walk, it not leave it, or I would be happy land. I will now dismiss this unpleas- j runover, being then very small. ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1887)
"As representatives of this type may be mentioned the Garfield, runover, Occidental, Thunderer, Bos.=, Gobbler, Alhambra, and Cornet. ..."

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