Entry from US English dictionary
The movement of an aircraft along the ground just before takeoff or just after landing.
- I immediately advised the aircraft commander to shut down the outboard engines to help reduce our landing ground run and started checking the distance remaining markers.
- The aircraft was damaged when the turbosupercharger caught fire during ground runs.
- However after changing the fuel control unit, a further compressor surge was induced during a subsequent ground run.
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Syllabification: ground run
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