n.1.One who, or that which, runs; a racer.
2.A detective.
3.A messenger.
4.A smuggler.
5.One employed to solicit patronage, as for a steamboat, hotel, shop, etc.
6.(Bot.) 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.
7.The rotating stone of a set of millstones.
8.(Naut.) A rope rove through a block and used to increase the mechanical power of a tackle.
9.One of the pieces on which a sled or sleigh slides; also the part or blade of a skate which slides on the ice.
10.(Founding) 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.
11.The movable piece to which the ribs of an umbrella are attached.
12.(Zool.) 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.
13.(Zool.) Any cursorial bird.
14.(Mech.) A movable slab or rubber used in grinding or polishing a surface of stone.
Noun1.runner - someone who imports or exports without paying duties
2.runner - someone who travels on foot by running
3.runner - a person who is employed to deliver messages or documents; "he sent a runner over with the contract"
4.Runnerrunner - a baseball player on the team at bat who is on base (or attempting to reach a base)
Synonyms: base runner
5.runner - a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips
Synonyms: stolon, offset
6.runner - a trained athlete who competes in foot races
7.runner - a long narrow carpet
8.runner - device consisting of the parts on which something can slide along
9.runner - fish of western Atlantic: Cape Cod to Brazil
Hermes, Iris, Jehu, Mercury, Paul Revere, Pheidippides, Skimobile, Sno-Cat, agent, appendage, arm, bine, blade, bough, branch, branchedness, branchiness, burgeon, carrier, commissionaire, conductor, contrabandist, courier, creeper, deadwood, diplomatic courier, driver, emissary, engineer, estafette, express, flagellum, flier, fork, frond, functionary, gate, go-between, goer, gofer, gunrunner, hand, handler, hell-driver, horse racer, hummer, hurdler, hustler, imp, ingate, jockey, jogger, joint, leg, limb, link, lobe, lobule, manipulator, member, message-bearer, messenger, nuncio, offshoot, operant, operative, operator, organ, page, pilot, pinion, post, postboy, postrider, racer, ramage, ramification, rumrunner, sarment, scion, scorcher, shoot, sizzler, sled, sleigh, slip, smuggler, snowmobile, spear, speed demon, speeder, spray, sprig, sprit, sprout, sprue, spur, steersman, stem, stepper, stolon, sucker, switch, tail, tedge, tendril, thallus, turfman, twig, weasel, wing
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Rune stone
runic letter
Runic staff
Runic wand
-- Runner --
runner bean
runner-up finish
running away
running back
running blackberry
Running block
running board
Running bowsprit
Running days
Running fight
Running fire
running game
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