transitive verbun·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.
- (accounting) A condition in which fewer products are delivered or produced than had been ordered.
- (computing) A condition in which the read/write buffer is fed with data at a slower rate than required; a buffer underrun.
(third-person singular simple present underruns, present participle underrunning, simple past underran, past participle underrun)
- To run or pass under.
- (nautical) To pass along and under, e.g. a cable, for the purpose of taking it in or examining it.
- (nautical) To separate the parts of (a tackle) and put them in order.
under- +"Ž run
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 The CPU may have limited memory, have too many open applications, or the drivers may be out-of-date.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.