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1. A sudden increase in price, especially of a stock. Runups are usually temporary.

2. A sudden increase in some economic measure. For example, the Federal Reserve may run up interest rates, or a recession may lead to a runup in unemployment.


A sharp, short-term increase in the price of a stock or the stock market.
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Best candidates are the engine start and the runup.
You don't need a checklist item for that because it's something you'll naturally discover if it's not right during engine start, taxi or runup.
during the engine runup where I verbalize all those items I removed from the do list, and takeoff.