runover

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

run +‎ over

Noun[edit]

runover ‎(plural runovers)

  1. (printing) A line of text that overruns the available space.
  2. (television) The situation where a television programme overruns its scheduled slot.
    • 2009 March 31, Felicia R. Lee, “Television Ratings”, in New York Times[1]:
      CBS ranked No. 1 on Sunday night, aided by “60 Minutes” and an 18-minute runover into the 7 o’clock hour of live basketball coverage from the afternoon.