English noun: run-up
|1.||run-up (event) a substantial increase over a relatively short period of time|
|Samples||A runup in interest rates.|
Market runups are followed by corrections.
|2.||run-up (act) the approach run during which an athlete gathers speed|
|Broader (hypernym)||approach, approaching, coming|
|Part meronym||bowling, broad jump, long jump, pole jump, pole jumping, pole vault, pole vaulting|