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(rŭn′ŏn′, -ôn′)
1. Printing Matter that is appended or added without a formal break.
2. A derived term, often formed by the addition of an affix, that is included undefined at the end of a dictionary entry.

run′-on′ adj.
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1. of or designating something that is added or run on.
2. (of a line of verse) having a thought that carries over to the next line, esp. without a syntactical break.
3. run-on matter.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - (verse) without a rhetorical pause between lines
end-stopped - (verse) having a rhetorical pause at the end of each line
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