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(agent noun of); one who runs.
A person who moves, on foot, at a fast pace, especially an athlete.
''The first runner to cross the finish line wins the race.''
Any entrant, person or animal (especially a horse), for a race or any competition; a candidate for an election.
''The mare is the stables' runner for the 5.15 race at Epsom.''
''The judge said she would not be a runner in the upcoming elections.''
Somebody who controls or manages (e.g. a system).
1998 June 12th, Daniel Jonathan Kirk (username), ''tipping competitions'', in (monospace), ''Usenet'':
- (..) at least half of which would be put into the pool for the winner, the rest kept for the runners of the system to cover costs and more than likely make a fair profit.
A person or vessel who runs blockades or engages in smuggling. (Especially used in combination, e.g. (m)).
1992, Hamendar Bhisham Pal, ''The Plunder of Art'' (page 75)
- The modus operandi used by the idol and antique runners is to order consignments of fakes.
''The runner was out at second.''
A person (from one or the other team) who runs out onto the field during the game to take verbal instructions from the coach to the players. A runner mustn't interfere with play, and may have to wear an identifying shirt to make clear his or her purpose on the field.
Anyone sent on an errand or with communications, especially for a bank (or, historically, a soldier responsible for carrying messages during war).
A person hired by a gambling establishment to locate potential customers and bring them in.
A quick escape away from a scene.
''He did a runner after robbing the drugstore.''
A type of soft-soled shoe originally intended for runners.
A part of an apparatus that moves quickly.
''After the cycle completes, the runner travels back quickly to be in place for the next cycle.''
(senseid) A mechanical part intended to guide or aid something else to move (using wheels or sliding).
A smooth strip on which a sledge runs.
The blade of an ice skate.
The channel or strip on which a drawer is opened and closed.
Part of a mechanism which allows something to be pulled out for maintenance.
The curved base of a rocking chair.
The rotating-stone of a grinding-mill.
The movable piece to which the ribs of an umbrella are attached.
A tool in which lenses are fastened for polishing.
An automobile; a working or driveable automobile.
''The car salesman told me that the used Volvo was a nice little runner.''
''Is that old Mercedes on the forecourt a runner? / No, it has no gearbox.''
''The red runner makes the table so festive.''
A long, narrow carpet for a high traffic area such as a hall or stairs.
''How about we put down a clear runner in the front hall.''
A part of a cigarette that is burning unevenly.
A long stolon sent out by a plant (such as strawberry), in order to root new plantlets, or a plant that propagates by using such runners.
A competitor in a poker tournament.
- This week hundreds of NFL agents gathered to hear an honorable man talk about a noble pipedream. It was a discussion about a significant step to end one of the cornerstones of corruption in college football: runners. Not the backs getting their 40 times tested at the scouting combine but the slimeball trolls who work on behalf of agents to help recruit — a generous word — football prospects by illegally giving them cash (or cars or money for family members or rent for a nice house) so the player then signs with the agent upon turning pro.
(label) A (l).
An idea or plan that has potential to be adopted or put into operation.
''This idea isn't a runner. Let's not waste any more time on it.''
A trusty (gloss).
1959, Frederick S. Baldi, ''My Unwelcome Guests'' (page 25)
- In our prisons you might find a condemned man working as a runner, a trusty, which is about as far from segregation as you can get.