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Noun
/ˈrənər/,
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runners, plural;
  1. A person who runs, esp. in a specified way
    • - Mary was a fast runner
  2. A person who runs competitively as a sport or hobby
    • - a marathon runner
  3. A horse that runs in a particular race
    • - there were only four runners
  4. A messenger, collector, or agent for a bank, bookmaker, or other organization

  5. A base runner

  6. A messenger in the army

  7. A person who smuggles specified goods into or out of a country or area
    • - a drug-runner
  8. A rod, groove, or blade on which something slides

  9. Each of the long pieces on the underside of a sled that forms the contact in sliding

  10. A roller for moving a heavy article

  11. A ring capable of slipping or sliding along a strap or rod or through which something may be passed or drawn

  12. A rope run through a block

  13. A shoot, typically leafless, that grows from the base of a plant along the surface of the ground and can take root at points along its length

  14. A plant that spreads by means of such shoots

  15. A twining plant

  16. A long, narrow rug or strip of carpet, esp. for a hall or stairway

  17. A revolving millstone

  18. A fast-swimming fish of the jack family, occurring in tropical seas


  1. smuggler: someone who imports or exports without paying duties
  2. someone who travels on foot by running
  3. a person who is employed to deliver messages or documents; "he sent a runner over with the contract"
  4. base runner: a baseball player on the team at bat who is on base (or attempting to reach a base)
  5. stolon: a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips
  6. a trained athlete who competes in foot races
  7. Runner were a short-lived British rock band, formed in 1978 out of a friendship between Steve Gould of the band Rare Bird and Alan Merrill of the band The Arrows.
  8. The Runner is fictional character that appeared in publications from Marvel Comics. He is one of the Elders of the Universe.
  9. In cricket, a runner is a team member who runs between the wickets for an injured batsman.
  10. Logan's Run is a novel by William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson. Published in 1967, it depicts a dystopic ageist future society in which both population and the consumption of resources are maintained in equilibrium by requiring the death of everyone reaching a particular age. ...
  11. In biology, stolons (from Latin "branch") are horizontal connections between organisms. They may be part of the organism, or of its skeleton; typically, animal stolons are external skeletons.
  12. The second season of the television series Stargate Atlantis commenced airing on the Sci Fi Channel in the United States on July 15, 2005, concluded on The Movie Network in Canada on January 30, 2006, and contained 20 episodes. The show itself is a spin off of its sister show, Stargate SG-1. ...
  13. Agent noun of run; somebody who runs; A quick escape away from a scene; A type of soft-soled shoe originally intended for runners, compare trainer; a sneaker; A part of an apparatus that moves quickly; A mechanical part intended for wheels to run on or to slide against another surface; A strip ...
  14. (Runners) Messengers who rush orders received by phone clerks to brokers for execution in the pit.
  15. (runners) Also known as running backstays. Adjustable stays used to control tension on the mast.
  16. (Runners) The strips of wood on which drawers slide.
  17. (Runners) The two checkers that begin the game on the opponent’s 1 point
  18. (Runners) the narrow pieces of wood that a sled rides on. Usually have a replaceable plastic layer to reduce maintenance. The runners extend behind the Basket so the Musher can stand on them.
  19. (Runners (animals)) Domesticated animals used for riding on Pern. They look similar to llamas.
  20. (Runners) A pair of curtains parting at the centre and moving horizontally.
  21. (Runners) Long narrow Drop Cloths usually 4 feet wide and of various lengths, used to cover hallways, stairways etc.
  22. (Runners) Narrow strips of reinforced wood about six feet long, 1 - 1 1/2 inches wide, with tips that curve upward in the front. They have a removable plastic bottom that can be changed to fit different snow conditions or when worn. The musher stands on the runenrs behind the basket of the sled.
  23. (Runners) The bearers upon which an object slides. The supports for a drawer.
  24. (Runners) The term used for products produced most frequently.
  25. (Runners) The two pieces starting on the opponents 1 pt. It is usually an early objective to get your runners moving and escape or establish an advanced anchor.