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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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6 With a runner on second base and one out, the defensive team's infield is playing at normal depth.
2nd Runner up: Liza Akhter (Bangladesh) score 7 over.
There are other explanations we've heard over the years about why we think we need to change runner sizes at every branch.
Some of the thousands of runners who took part in the Sport Aid run in Cardiff in 1986 |are greeted by Cardiff Lord Mayor Norman Lloyd Edwards
The winners were: Winter Competition Liz Nicholson, runner-up Antoinette Paxman; Whiteley Bowl Celia Mansfield, runner-up Suzanne Wilcox; Mary Sheard Trophy Angela Haygarth, runner-up Anne Taylor, Pam Page Foursomes Victoria Kelly & Bethany Prince, runners up Sarah Arrowsmith & Andrea Hillaby; Charles Hughes Trophy Antoinette Paxman, runner-up Louise Field; 29-36 Trophy Clare Buxton, Becky Broadhead Trophy Liz Armitage & Andrea Hillaby, Nora Sample.
Venting is a good practice throughout the entire mold, so remember to vent the end of the runners. In nearly all gating system designs, the runner is the first place metal can be slowed down after gravity has vigorously pulled it from the ladle, through the pouring basin and down the sprue.
Most rubber mold designers use one of three or four main geometric shapes for the cross-section of the runner. These include:
"Antonio di Somma, is one runner who started running only in 2004 and in his first run with us I nearly had to carry him home after doing a 24km.
Galen Rupp: The UO runner won his semifinal of the 5,000 in 13:59.14.
For example, we might say that we want every runner to complete the 800 meters in single file and under two minutes forty seconds.
FULL RESULTS: Boys eight and under - winner James Parkin, runner up James Bromham.
The other new product is a purging agent that acts by a novel process of "molecular cavitation," which is said to clean the screw and hot runner safely and more effectively than standard purging materials.