running repairs

running repairs

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1. (Automotive Engineering) repairs, as to a machine or vehicle, that are minor and can be made with little or no interruption in the use of the item
2. (Mechanical Engineering) repairs, as to a machine or vehicle, that are minor and can be made with little or no interruption in the use of the item
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JOHN HIGGINS is hoping some running repairs to his cue will help revitalise his bid for a fourth Betway UK Championship.
The Anderson shelter at the rear of the scene is probably where the lads did their running repairs.
SIR PETER O'SULLEVAN, who had a minor stroke last month, is back in hospital for what he described as "running repairs".
HALF of England's fleet of Rolls-Royce Test bowlers will be parked in the garage this week for running repairs ahead of the South Africa series.
Dai Meredith lists the running repairs needed just to keep his school open while head Gill Metcalfe can't have peeling classrooms painted because they are so damp.
Brown was uninjured but his bike needed running repairs.
Although the original surface was lasting well, its age was beginning to show, particularly in the need for frequent cleaning and running repairs. The surface had been in place for nearly 20 years, despite a life expectancy of just 10 years.
"I had my fourth hair transplant as it means I don't have to wear wigs in a movie - I hate wigs" - Actor John Cleese, (pictured) 69, on his "running repairs".
Network Rail engineers made running repairs immediately following the attack to enable a reduced service to run throughout last week.
A&P managing director Clive Towl said: ``She is virtually a new ship -- she was built in Croatia in 2001, but she needs some paint and running repairs. ''
One of the two staffers on each van was expected to be a "Sunday school expert;" the second was required to be able to "drive a car, do running repairs (of the vehicle), cook and wash and, if possible, teach under the supervision of the expert."