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  1. runner

    • IPA[ˈrənər]

    美式

    • n.
      a person who runs, especially in a specified way;a person who runs competitively as a sport or hobby
    • noun: runner, plural noun: runners

    • 釋義
    • 片語

    名詞

    • 1. a person who runs, especially in a specified way Mary was a fast runner
    • a person who runs competitively as a sport or hobby a marathon runner 同義詞 athlete, sprinter, hurdler, racer, long-distance runner, ... 更多
    • a horse that runs in a particular race there were only four runners
    • a messenger, collector, or agent for a bank, bookmaker, or other organization. 同義詞 messenger, courier, errand boy, messenger boy, scout, ... 更多
    • a base runner.
    • a messenger in the army.
    • 2. a person who smuggles specified goods into or out of a country or area a drug-runner
    • 3. a rod, groove, or blade on which something slides.
    • each of the long pieces on the underside of a sled that forms the contact in sliding.
    • a roller for moving a heavy article the vegetable baskets were on runners
    • a ring capable of slipping or sliding along a strap or rod or through which something may be passed or drawn.
    • a rope run through a block.
    • 4. a shoot, typically leafless, which grows from the base of a plant along the surface of the ground and can take root at points along its length it's not always easy to find strawberry runners with good strong roots 同義詞 shoot, offshoot, sprout, tendril, sprig, ... 更多
    • a plant that spreads by means of runners.
    • a twining plant.
    • 5. a long, narrow rug or strip of carpet, especially for a hall or stairway a faded runner held in place with brass stair rods
    • 6. a revolving millstone.
    • 7. a fast-swimming fish of the jack family, occurring in tropical seas.

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