runnel

  • 1 Runnel — Run nel, n. [From {Run}. Cf. {Rindle}.] A rivulet or small brook. [1913 Webster] Bubbling runnels joined the sound. Collins. [1913 Webster] By the very sides of the way . . . there are slow runnels, in which one can see the minnows swimming.… …

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  • 2 runnel — rivulet, 1577, in Hakluyt, from O.E. rinelle, a dim. form related to rinnan to run (see RUN (Cf. run) (v.)) …

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  • 3 runnel — ► NOUN 1) a gutter. 2) a brook or stream. ORIGIN from dialect rindle, influenced by RUN(Cf. ↑runnable) …

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  • 4 runnel — [run′əl] n. [ME rinel, runel < OE rynel < base of rinnan, to RUN] 1. a small stream; rivulet 2. a small channel or watercourse …

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  • 5 Runnel — Hando Runnel (* 24. November 1938 im Dorf Liutsala, Kreis Järva, Estland) ist ein estnischer Lyriker und Verleger. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben und literarisches Schaffen 2 Werke 3 Privatleben 4 Weblinks …

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  • 6 runnel — UK [ˈrʌn(ə)l] / US noun [countable] Word forms runnel : singular runnel plural runnels literary 1) a place where water collects along the side of a road 2) a small stream of liquid …

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  • 7 runnel — upokšnis statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Nedidelė pastovi ar laikina vandens tėkmė, turinti vagą, kuria nuteka lietaus, tirpsmo arba į Žemės paviršių išeinantis požeminis vanduo. atitikmenys: angl. rill; river; runnel;… …

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  • 8 runnel — noun Etymology: alteration of Middle English rinel, from Old English rynel; akin to Old English rinnan to run more at run Date: before 12th century rivulet, streamlet …

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  • 9 runnel — a rivulet or brook, a narrow channel for water, a small stream …

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  • 10 runnel — /run l/, n. 1. a small stream; brook; rivulet. 2. a small channel, as for water. Also, runlet /run lit/. [1570 80; RUN (n.) + el dim. suffix] * * * …

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  • 11 runnel — noun /ˈrʌnəl/ a small stream, a rivulet …

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  • 12 runnel — Synonyms and related words: adolescent stream, aqueduct, arroyo, beck, bed, bourn, braided stream, branch, brook, brooklet, bum, burn, canal, channel, creek, creek bed, crick, culvert, donga, dry bed, flowing stream, flume, fluviation, fresh,… …

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  • 13 runnel — run|nel [ˈrʌnl] n a small stream or passage that water flows along …

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  • 14 runnel — run|nel [ rʌnl ] noun count LITERARY 1. ) a small stream of liquid 2. ) MAINLY BRITISH a place where water collects along the side of a road …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 runnel — see RUN …

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  • 16 runnel — run·nel || rÊŒnl n. rivulet, small brook, stream …

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  • 17 runnel — noun 1》 a gutter. 2》 a brook or stream. Origin C16: var. of dialect rindle …

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  • 18 runnel — n. (Rare.) Run, rivulet …

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  • 19 runnel — run·nel …

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  • 20 runnel — run•nel [[t]ˈrʌn l[/t]] also run•let [[t]ˈrʌn lɪt[/t]] n. 1) a small stream; rivulet 2) civ a small channel, as for water • Etymology: 1570–80; alter., by assimilation to run (n.), ofrinel, OErynel(e), rinnele=rin , base of run+ el le …

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