Un`der*run"(?), v. t. To run or pass under; especially (Naut.), to pass along and under, as a cable, for the purpose of taking it in, or of examining it.
The cable passes over the bows and stern of the boat used, while the men haul the boat along by pulling upon the cable.
To underrun a hose
(Naut.), to lift it up at one end, then walk along shifting one hand after another so that the water will run out. --
To underrun a tackle
(Naut.), to separate its parts and put them in order.
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