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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

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

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N.

1 a messenger in the army.

2 a person who smuggles specified goods into or out of a country or area: a drug-runner.

3 a...

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runner

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

A long narrow carpet for corridors and halls, runners originated in Asia and were used to cover the sides of tents.

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runners

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

The two preventer backstays, led from the mast to each quarter of a sailing yacht to support the mast and maintain tension in the forestay. Whenever tacking or gybing the lee runner is...

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Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 41 words.

A stem that grows horizontally along the soil surface and gives rise to new plants either from axillary or terminal

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Edited by Robert Hine and Elizabeth Martin.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 41 words.

A stem that grows horizontally along the soil surface and gives rise to new plants either from axillary or terminal

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runner

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 12 words.

The rail that guides a drawer, sliding door, or sliding window.

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Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield and Pamela K. Mulligan.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 36 words.

a procumbent shoot that takes root, forming a new plant that eventually is freed from connection with the parent by

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Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 36 words.

a procumbent shoot that takes root, forming a new plant that eventually is freed from connection with the parent by

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Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 23 words.

1. The rotor of a water turbine.

2. A channel through which molten polymer is introduced to the mould

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