What is runner?

  • (noun): A horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips.
    Synonyms: stolon, offset
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on runner, runners:

Lisa Opie - World Open - Finals: 2 (0 Title, 2 Runner-ups)
... Opponent in the final Score in the final Runner-up 1985 Dublin, Ireland Susan Devoy 9–4, 9–5, 10–8 Runner-up 1987 Auckland, New Zealand Susan Devoy 9–3, 10–8, 9–2 ...
Kaiō Hiroyuki - Ozeki Career - Challenge For Yokozuna
... He was three times a runner-up in 2002, and then after finishing runner up in consecutive tournaments in March and May 2003 he took the July championship, defeating ... In 2004, a year in which Kaiō was injury-free, he was runner-up in March, and then won the September tourney virtually unchallenged after two of his three ōzeki rivals dropped out injured and yokozuna ... Although he defeated Asashoryu on the final day to finish runner-up to the yokozuna with twelve wins, it was one win short of the thirteen deemed necessary by the ...
Canada Cup - All Time Results Table
... result Canada 105 ... Cup 76, 84, 87, 91 Czechoslovakia 96 ... Runner-Up 76 Soviet Union 85 ... Cup 81 Sweden 106 ... Runner-Up 84 United States 5 ...
Tag Up
... In baseball, to tag up is to retouch or remain on the runner's time-of-pitch base until (after) the ball either lands in fair territory or is first touched by a fielder ... A runner must, by rule, tag up only when a batted ball is caught by a fielder (without touching the ground) ... After a legal tag up, even if the ball was caught in foul territory, runners are free to attempt to advance ...
2008 In Darts - BDO - WDF Category 2 Events
... German Gold Cup, 27 January (Winner €840, Runner-up €420) Steve West 3-2 Andree Welge Las Vegas Open, 27 January (Winner $800, Runner-up $400) Darin Young beat Jerry Hilbourn Dortmund Open, 17 ...

More definitions of "runner":

  • (noun): A long narrow carpet.
  • (noun): A person who is employed to deliver messages or documents.
    Example: "He sent a runner over with the contract"
  • (noun): Device consisting of the parts on which something can slide along.
  • (noun): Someone who travels on foot by running.
  • (noun): A baseball player on the team at bat who is on base (or attempting to reach a base).
    Synonyms: base runner
  • (noun): A trained athlete who competes in foot races.