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runner

Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

A procumbent shoot that takes root, forming a new plant that eventually is freed from connection with the parent by decay of the runner. The runner serves as a vegetative propagule. See...

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runner’s high

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 42 words.

A feeling of exhilaration and well being directly associated with vigorous physical activity. Runner's high is thought to be related

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runner bean

Edited by John Ayto.

in An A-Z of Food and Drink

January 2002; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 189 words.

The runner bean, a plant of tropical American origin cultivated for its edible seed pods, gets its name from the

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runner's high

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 42 words.

A feeling of exhilaration and well being directly associated with vigorous physical activity. Runner's high is thought to be related

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runner bean

John Ayto.

in The Diner’s Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 192 words.

The runner bean, a plant of tropical American origin cultivated for its edible seed pods, gets its name from

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rainbow runner

Alan Davidson.

Edited by Tom Jaine.

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2006; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 116 words.

(or just runner, as in Australia), Elagatis bipinnulatus, a fish of the carangid (jack) family which is

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rainbow runner

Alan Davidson.

Edited by Tom Jaine.

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 116 words.

(or just runner, as in Australia), Elagatis bipinnulatus, a fish of the carangid (jack) family which is

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A Galaxy of Distance Runners

Thomas R. H. Havens.

in Marathon Japan

February 2015; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 8532 words.

Corporate and university track teams revived distance racing shortly after Japan’s surrender in 1945. Asahi, Mainichi, and Yomiuri sponsored marathons starting with Osaka in 1946 (moved to...

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runner’s high

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 4 words.

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young runner’s heel

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 30 words.

An injury of the growing points of the heel bone resulting in pain as the heel strikes the ground. It

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Road Runners

Hasia R. Diner.

in Roads Taken

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 14833 words.

This chapter discusses increases in the Jewish peddler population in small towns and big cities. It shows that Jews have played a significant role in retail business in communities of all...

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