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Drug slang A regional term for a person who transports drugs, but may not sell them
Emergency medicine A nurse or other healthcare worker responsible for obtaining supplies or medications needed during emergency CPR
Sports medicine A person whose primary exercise is running/jogging.

runner

Drug slang A person who transports drugs, but may not sell them. See Body packer. Cf Dealer Emergency medicine A nurse or personnel responsible for obtaining supplies or medications needed during emergency CPR. See Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Code blue.

runner

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stolon

a long, slender stem running along the surface of the ground, arising from the axil of a leaf, whose function is to enable rapid VEGATIVE PROPAGATION in an area. Along the runner are small scale-leaves with buds from which roots emerge and enter the soil. Eventually the runner withers, leaving many new daughter plants (each is a CLONE). Runners are found in, for example, strawberries and creeping buttercup.
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As listed above, all of these common runner cross-sections are machined into a single mold plate, except for the full-round runner cross-section.
I with a 5,000-meter clocking of 15:36 and is next season's front-runner for Runner of the Year.
Capabilities include hot runner, cold runner, multishot, stack molds, inserts, two-color, unscrewing and cam action molds.
Regardless of orientation, runner and gating systems usually have a pouring cup or basin, tapered sprue (with or without a well), choke, runner (with or without a runner extension and typically in the drag) and one or more ingates (typically in the cope) (Fig.
You learn about shoes by reading, asking runners how the shoes feel to them and wearing the shoes yourself.
Outgoing runner extends his arm fully, high, and with the palm of the hand facing up.
One runner's long run can serve as a regular training run for another runner.
17) The runner then approaches the buyer, receives the money, and quickly goes to one of the local bars or pornographic video theaters where the dealers have set up a safe house.
She has been the top female runner in the Antelope Valley since her sophomore season.
System cannot pinpoint the exact cause of a steel imbalance but will suggest possible causes such as gate size, venting, wall thickness and runner style.
It can be placed in the sprue, the runner or the ingate.
Modern cold runner mold systems take the greatest advantage of the shear thinning and cure properties of LSRs, which permit true wasteless, flashless molding.