Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
- (intransitive, idiomatic, of an electrical device) To lose electrical power
- (transitive) To run towards something in an effort to stop it going forward.
2011 October 1, Tom Fordyce, “Rugby World Cup 2011: England 16-12 Scotland”, BBC Sport:
- Another Wilkinson attempt was charged down before a fine clearing run and kick from Ashton and burgled Scottish line-out worked a penalty chance from wide left.