runner

runner(
ruh
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nuhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (person who runs)
a. el corredor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la corredora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
How many runners are on each relay team?¿Cuántos corredores hay en cada equipo de relevo?
2. (player on base)
a. el corredor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la corredora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The pitcher will try to get the runner on third out before he can reach home.El pícher intentará poner el corredor en tercera out antes de que pueda alcanzar el plato.
3. (messenger)
a. el mensajero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la mensajera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I need that paper signed in my office now. - I'll sign it and send it right over with a runner.Necesito ese papel firmado en mi oficina ya. - Lo firmaré y te lo enviaré de inmediato con un mensajero.
b. el recadero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la recadera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Go back to your boss and tell him to stop sending his runner. I want to see him here in person.Vuelve a tu jefe y dile que deje de enviar a su recadero. Quiero verlo a él aquí en persona.
c. el ordenanza
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la ordenanza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(military)
The general sent a runner to the front line with new orders.El general envió un ordenanza a la primera línea con nuevas órdenes.
4. (horseracing)
a. el caballo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The number of runners in a race can vary from seven to 40.El número de caballos en una carrera puede variar de siete a 40.
5. (part of a sled)
a. el patín
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I waxed the sled's runners so it will go even faster down the hill.Enceré los patines del trineo para bajar la colina aún más rápido.
6. (carpet)
a. la alfombra de pasillo
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I put a runner on the stairs, because it's easy to clean.Puse una alfombra de pasillo en la escalera, porque es fácil de limpiar.
7. (on table)
a. el tapete
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
She put a red and green runner on the table for Christmas.Colocó un tapete rojo y verde en la mesa para la Navidad.
8. (botany)
a. el estolón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The bean plant's runners help it to climb and get more sun.Los estolones de la planta de frijol la ayudan a escalar y recibir más sol.
9. (gliding mechanism)
a. el riel
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I bumped into the runner when the drawer was open, and now it won't close.Tropecé con el riel cuando el cajón estaba abierto, y ya no cierra.
b. la guía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
One of the runners is loose and the drawer is stuck.Una de las guías está suelta y el cajón está atascado.
10. (sport shoe)
a. el tenis
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I put my runners on and went for a run.Me puse los tenis y salí a correr.
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runner
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (athlete)
a. el corredor(ora)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la corredor(ora)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (messenger)
a. el mensajero(a) m,f, recadero(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la mensajero(a) m,f, recadero(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
3. (on sleigh)
a. el patín
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
4. (carpet)
a. la alfombra estrecha (para escaleras)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
5. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a.
to do a runnersalir corriendo or
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runner [ˈrʌnəʳ]
noun
1 (athlete) corredoracorredora (m) (f);a corredora (horse) (in race) caballo (m); (messenger) mensajeroamensajera (m) (f);a mensajera (Mil) ordenanza (m); (Economics) corredoracorredora (m) (f);a corredora
2 (wheel) ruedecilla (f); [of sledge, aircraft] patín (m); [of skate] cuchilla (f)
3 (carpet) alfombra (f) de pasillo; (table runner) tapete (m)
4 (Bot) tallo (m) rastrero; estolón (m)
5
to do a runner largarse (informal) sin pagar; (sin pagar)
modifier
runner bean (n) (Britain) judía (f) (escarlata); habichuela (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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