a person, animal, or thing that runs, especially as a racer.
a messenger of a bank or brokerage house.
Football. the ball-carrier.
a person whose business it is to solicit patronage or trade.
a person acting as collector, agent, or the like, for a bank, broker, etc.
something in or on which something else runs or moves.
either of the long, bladelike strips of metal or wood on which a sled or sleigh slides.
the blade of an ice skate.
the rotating system of blades driven by the fluid passing through a reaction turbine.
the rotating member of a pair of millstones.
a roller on which something moves along.
a sliding piece, as a loper.
rocker (def 1).
an operator or manager, as of a machine.
a long, narrow rug, suitable for a hall or passageway.
a long, narrow strip of line, embroidery, lace, or the like, placed across a table.
a slender stolon that runs along the surface of the ground and sends out roots and leaves at the nodes, as in the strawberry.
a plant that spreads by such stems.
Metallurgy. any of the channels through which molten metal flows.
a vessel engaged in smuggling.
a person who takes, transmits, and often pays off bets for a bookmaker or a numbers pool.
Ichthyology. a jurel, Caranx crysos, inhabiting waters from Cape Cod to Brazil.
Building Trades. a horizontal longitudinal timber resting upon the uprights of a staging and supporting the footing pieces.
Theater. a piece of carpet or matting placed in the wings for deadening offstage sounds.
a tackle or part of a tackle consisting of a line rove through a single block and fixed at one end.