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RANRoyal Australian Navy
RANRadio Access Network
RANRainforest Action Network
RANRandom Number
RANReturn Authorization Number
RANRandolph AFB (USAF base in Universal City, TX, USA)
RANRevenue Anticipation Notes
RANRegional Area Network
RANRegional Air Navigation
RANRecorded Announcer (Vodavi)
RANRegistration Access Number
RANRetail Association of Nevada (Carson City, NV)
RANRadio Area Network
RANRemote Access Node
RANRemise à Niveau (French)
RANRequest for Authority To Negotiate
RANResource Access Negotiations (Canada)
RANRégie des Chemins de Fer Abidjan-Niger (French: Abidjan-Niger Railway Board)
RANRapid Automatised Naming
RANRemote Asynchronous Node
RANRadiodiffusion Audionumérique (French)
RANResource Allocation Network
RANRelease Authorization Number (Electronic Data Interchange)
RANResident Admit Note (medical/hospitals)
RANRandom Access Number
RANResource Allocation Notice
RANReadiness Assessment Network
RANRelease Authorization Notice
RANRequisition Account Number
RANReporting Account/ing Number
RANReanswerable Signal (CCS #7 & ITU-T)
RANReconnaissance Attach Navigator
References in classic literature ?
How quiet, peaceful, and solemn; not at all as I ran," thought Prince Andrew- "not as we ran, shouting and fighting, not at all as the gunner and the Frenchman with frightened and angry faces struggled for the mop: how differently do those clouds glide across that lofty infinite sky
After each repulse, when the old wolf sheered abruptly away from the sharp-toothed object of his desire, he shouldered against a young three-year-old that ran on his blind right side.
AFTER losing them, he ran on four legs and went faster, so that I think he might have got away altogether if he had not unfortunately run into a gooseberry net, and got caught by the large buttons on his jacket.
When Mr Korbes came home, he went to the fireplace to make a fire; but the cat threw all the ashes in his eyes: so he ran to the kitchen to wash himself; but there the duck splashed all the water in his face; and when he tried to wipe himself, the egg broke to pieces in the towel all over his face and eyes.
But he was better acquainted with the locality and ran along the edge of the water and up another run-way.
The peasant girls working in the garden ran shrieking into shelter in the servants' quarters.
Now when the soldiers on the other bank saw that we had crossed, they shouted threats at us, then ran away down the bank.
While the brush lasted, I had not the time to think if I was frighted; but now, when all was still again, my mind ran upon nothing else.
And as the children ran they heard the sound of the broom sweeping the ground close behind them, so instantly they threw the handkerchief down over their shoulder, and in a moment a deep, broad river flowed behind them.
Dorothy picked up Toto and then seized Polly's hand and ran swiftly toward the entrance to the cave.
And they trotted off, Alice repeating to herself, as she ran, the words of the old song:--