Search and compare thousands of words and phrases in British Sign Language (BSL). The largest collection online.
How to sign: the act of testing something
"in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately"; "he called each flip of the coin a new trial";
How to sign: move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time
"Don't run--you'll be out of breath"; "The children ran to the store";
See also: scarper, gambol, rollick, head for the hills, turn tail, frisk, skylark, take to the woods, lam, romp, run away, run around, fly the coop, frolic, hightail it, lark about, cavort, lark, disport, sport, bunk, break away, escape
How to sign: carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine
"Run the dishwasher"; "run a new program on the Mac"; "the computer executed the instruction";
Similiar / Same: execute
Within this category: step
How to sign: direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.
"She is running a relief operation in the Sudan";
Similiar / Same: operate
How to sign: reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
"melt butter"; "melt down gold"; "The wax melted in the sun";