running2 [only before noun]
if a house has running water, it has pipes which provide water to its kitchen, bath, toilet etc
water that is flowing or moving:
the sound of running water
Rinse the vegetables thoroughly under running water.
a spoken description of an event, especially a race or game, made while the event is happening:
She gave us a running commentary on what was happening in the street.
a total that keeps being increased as new costs, amounts etc are added:
Keep a running total of your expenses as you go along.
an argument or joke that continues or is repeated over a long period of time
a sore area on your skin that has liquid coming out of it
a machine that is in running order is working correctly
the order in which the different parts of an event have been arranged to take place
used to tell someone to go away and stop annoying you