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Synonyms for runner

Synonyms for runner

a person who carries messages or is sent on errands

a person who engages in smuggling

a young stemlike growth arising from a plant

Synonyms for runner

someone who travels on foot by running

a person who is employed to deliver messages or documents

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a baseball player on the team at bat who is on base (or attempting to reach a base)

a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips

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a trained athlete who competes in foot races

(football) the player who is carrying (and trying to advance) the ball on an offensive play

a long narrow carpet

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device consisting of the parts on which something can slide along

fish of western Atlantic: Cape Cod to Brazil

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Sam," said one of the runners to the other, "you look to our civil friend here, and I'll grab Moses when he brings up the lunch.
The minutes were getting on, and I had not heard a word yet, through the peephole, on the subject of the reserve of Bow Street runners outside.
Father's off with the governor in the gig, and the runners in hiding outside are in full cry after them.
The whistling sound of the runners on the snow and the voices of girls shrieking were heard from different sides.
At the fourth round--in other words, at the round which completed the first mile, the first change in the relative position of the runners occurred.
It is a well-known practice in the rubber industry to make use of runner systems in the design of rubber molds.
Merseyside Woman of the Year 2010: Catherine Hegarty Category winners: Performing Arts: Connie Lush Arts and Culture: Ceri Hand Runner up: Lucy Byrne Lear ning: Catherine Hegarty Runner up: Claire Morgans Entrepreneur: Suzanne Scott Runner up: Natalie Haywood Newcomer: Benna Harry Runner up: Ruth Cowan Community: Samsam Saleh Runner up: Eleanor Lee Women Achieving: Mary Austin Runner up: Nicola Nichols Woman in Public Life: Alison Fos s ulkes Runner up: Flo Clucas Women's Group: The Evergreens Runner up: Eileen Green Woman Achieving in Business: Gemma Hindley Runner up: SCS Kinder Caring: Jill Bennett Runner up: Chris Webster Special Award: Pauline Pendleton Runners up: Denise Devine, Leah Gorry
Ladies Singles Winner Heather Morton; runner up A L Eaton.
Arguably the top distance runner from the area in years, Cybulski proved he wasn't just a track and field star this season with a first-place finish at the state Div.
Specializes in hot runner, unscrewing and stack molds for closures (dispensing, tamper-evident, and child resistant).
Unfortunately, what most aluminum plants miss is the total relationship that exists in the runner system.
Langer calculates that a 150-pound runner, over the course of a four-hour marathon, absorbs nearly 12 million pounds of impact.
Runner 1 (incoming runner) lines up behind the outgoing Runner 2's left shoulder.
Here are some ideas for working out with a runner of different ability or training.
The subjects rationalized that being a runner involved the greatest risk of arrest, so taking free smoke was justified.