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Runner meaning

runner - 19 dictionary results

  1. 1. a long narrow carpet
  2. 2. A messenger.
  3. 3. One that starts from the scratch; hence, one of first- rate ability.
  4. 4. One who, or that which, runs; a racer.
  5. 5. A detective.
  6. 6. A smuggler.
  7. 7. One employed to solicit patronage, as for a steamboat, hotel, shop, etc.
  8. 8. A slender trailing branch which takes root at the joints or end and there forms new plants, as in the strawberry and the common cinquefoil.
  9. 9. The rotating stone of a set of millstones.
  10. 10. A rope rove through a block and used to increase the mechanical power of a tackle.
  11. 11. One of the pieces on which a sled or sleigh slides; also the part or blade of a skate which slides on the ice.
  12. 12. A horizontal channel in a mold, through which the metal flows to the cavity formed by the pattern; also, the waste metal left in such a channel.
  13. 13. A trough or channel for leading molten metal from a furnace to a ladle, mold, or pig bed.
  14. 14. The movable piece to which the ribs of an umbrella are attached.
  15. 15. Any cursorial bird.
  16. 16. A movable slab or rubber used in grinding or polishing a surface of stone.
  17. 17. A tool on which lenses are fastened in a group, for polishing or grinding.
  18. 18. A food fish ( Elagatis pinnulatus) of Florida and the West Indies; - called also skipjack, shoemaker, and yellowtail. The name alludes to its rapid successive leaps from the water.
  19. 19. One who runs; messenger; bar on which a sled slides; rooting stem that runs along the ground.

runner - examples of usage

  1. We sent a runner down to the Lower Camp, which was nearly six miles away, for assistance. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  2. This runner arrived some considerable time before the soldiers, so Rhodes had ample time in which to make preparations. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  3. The cutter had a runner broken. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
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