Overrun

Overrun may refer to:

  • Overrun brake
  • Overrun, the condition of a vehicle travelling without throttle, see freewheel
    • Overrunning clutch, see freewheel
  • Buffer overrun, see buffer overflow
  • Overrun is the section of a runway, sometimes called a blast pad, that is used as an emergency space to slowly stop planes after an aborted takeoff or a problem on landing
  • Cost overrun
  • Overrun is the amount of air injected into soft serve ice creams
  • Over-Run, a fictional Transformers character

Other articles related to "overrun, overruns":

2006 Winter Olympics - Cost and Cost Overrun
... The cost overrun was 82 percent in real terms ... over the past 50 years for which data are available and an average cost overrun for these Games of 135 per cent ...
Cost Overrun
... A cost overrun, also known as a cost increase or budget overrun, is an unexpected cost incurred in excess of a budgeted amount due to an underestimation of the actual cost ... Cost overrun should be distinguished from cost escalation, which is used to express an anticipated growth in a budgeted cost due to factors such as inflation ... Cost overrun is common in infrastructure, building, and technology projects ...
Olympic Games - Cost
... Flyvbjerg and Stewart further found that cost overrun is a persistent problem for the Olympic Games The Games overrun with 100% consistency ... No other type of megaproject is this predictable regarding cost overrun ... With an average cost overrun in real terms of 179% – and 324% in nominal terms – overruns in the Games have historically been significantly larger than for other types of megaprojects ...
Overrun Countries Series
... The Overrun Countries series was a series of thirteen commemorative postage stamps, each of five-cent denomination, issued by the United States over a ...

Famous quotes containing the word overrun:

    The lowest form of popular culture—lack of information, misinformation, disinformation, and a contempt for the truth or the reality of most people’s lives—has overrun real journalism. Today, ordinary Americans are being stuffed with garbage.
    Carl Bernstein (b. 1944)

    Barbarisation may be defined as a cultural process whereby an attained condition of high value is gradually overrun and superseded by elements of lower quality.
    Johan Huizinga (1872–1945)