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AcronymDefinition
RRight
RRiver
RReverse (automatic transmissions)
RRepublican
RRegistered Trademark (usually written ®)
RRestricted Audiences - under 17 years of age not permitted without parent/guardian (movie rating)
RAre
RReal (Brazilian currency)
RRed
RRate
RRequired
RRun (baseball/softball)
RRequest
RReceive
RRadio
RRange
RRing
RRare
RReceived (logging abbreviation)
RRacing (car version)
RRisk Assessment
RRadio Operator
RThursday (using one letter for each day of week)
RRussian (rabbit breed)
RRural
RRelevant (polygraphy)
RRear
RResistance
RRouter
RSet of Real Numbers (math)
RRomeo (aviation letter code)
RRestricted
RRadical (chemistry)
RRunner (Mic-O-Say, Heart of America Council, Boy Scouts of America)
RRoutine
RReliability
RRex (Latin: King)
RRegina (Latin: Queen)
RRain (weather reports)
RReset
RReject
RSouth African Rand (national currency)
RRoutine (logging abbreviation)
RRabbi
RRadius
RReuters
RRookie (sports)
RReprint
RManitoba (postal code designation, Canada)
RRespectfully (closing salutation)
RRua (Portuguese: street; postal usage)
RReinforcing
RRadial (ply tire)
RReferee
RResistor
RRebound (basketball)
RRook (Chess)
RSearch Radius (US DoD)
RArginine (amino acid)
RRoughness
RRecibo (Portugese)
RRadar Contact (aviation)
RGas Constant (physical constant)
RHydrocarbon (functional group)
RRimmed
RReception Year (UK schools)
RRupees
RRepeatability
RRhizopus (fungi)
RReflectance
RRoentgen (unit of radiation exposure)
RAeronca Aircraft Corporation (manufacturer's symbol; US Navy)
RRankine (Degree)
RRifampicin
RRespirations
RRehydratable (food)
RRadiancy
RResearch Octane
RRamp Time (wireless communication)
RRead/er
RBrunswick-Balke-Callender (aircraft company; manufacturer's symbol)
RResuspension Factor
RRadial Antenna
RConfidential - Restricted Data (TMINS)
RUS Revenue Stamp (Scott Catalogue prefix; philately)
RCorrected search radius ('R nought'; R rounded up)
RRoute Tuned NAVAID (aviation)
RRéaumier (temperature scale named after the French scientist Rene Antoine Ferchault de Reaumur)
RUS DoT tire speed rating (106 mph)
RThird Heartbeat Wave
References in classic literature ?
When she saw the runner lying there asleep, she was delighted, and said, 'My enemy is given into my hands!' She emptied his pitcher and ran on.
'Ah,' said he, 'the King's daughter shall not overreach us;' and, loading his gun, he shot so cleverly, that he shot away the horse's skull from under the runner's head, without its hurting him.
"And I'll get the handcuffs," said the other runner, searching his coat-pockets.
We are Bow Street runners, and we've got you for coining."
They thought that they would recognize her for such if she was indeed the same, but even so the testimony of the runner Kovudoo had sent to The Sheik was such as to assure them that the girl was the one they had once before attempted to abduct.
As they traversed that short distance, not a voice was heard among them; but a slight exclamation proceeded from the younger of the females, as the Indian runner glided by her, unexpectedly, and led the way along the military road in her front.
Nicholas set off, following the first sleigh; behind him the others moved noisily, their runners squeaking.
When they came out onto the beaten highroad- polished by sleigh runners and cut up by rough-shod hoofs, the marks of which were visible in the moonlight- the horses began to tug at the reins of their own accord and increased their pace.
The crackling turned into a snapping, the sled pivoting and the runners slipping and grating several inches to the side.
From sending messages he came to making direct speech to the kite--without, however, ceasing to send the runners. Doubtless, the height of the tower, seated as it was on the hill-top, the rushing of the ceaseless wind, the hypnotic effect of the lofty altitude of the speck in the sky at which he gazed, and the rushing of the paper messengers up the string till sight of them was lost in distance, all helped to further affect his brain, undoubtedly giving way under the strain of beliefs and circumstances which were at once stimulating to the imagination, occupative of his mind, and absorbing.
"After the two runners he is the most important personage on the ground.
With runners of the Winesburg team on bases, Joe Welling became as one inspired.