underrun definition by Webster's New World
underrun definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb un·der·ran , un·der·run, un·der·run·ning, un·der·runs
- To run, pass, or go beneath.
- Nautical To haul (a line or cable) onto a boat for inspection or repair.
- Something that runs under, as:a. An amount or a quantity produced that is less than what has been estimated.b. The difference between this amount or quantity and what has been estimated.
- An undercurrent.
underrun - Computer Definition
When writing to a CD-R disc, the inability of the computer to keep up with the recording process. There are numerous causes. The data may be coming from a slow CD drive or another slow source. The CPU may have limited memory, have too many open applications, or the drivers may be out-of-date. See thermal recalibration and coaster.
Variant of underrun