Runner

Definition of Runner

Run´ner
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.

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