run in


General English

Cars & Driving

  • verb to operate new or reconditioned machinery (especially bearings) under light load and at limited speed to avoid excessive friction and heat which would cause uneven bedding in of the component


  • verb to operate a system at a lower capacity for a time in case of any faults

Media Studies

  • noun
    (written as run-in)
    a section of text added to a page that has already been typeset or printed
  • verb to insert additional text in printed matter