The stern of the underwater body of a ship from where it begins to curve upward and inward.
The horizontal distance to which a drift may be carried, either by licence of the proprietor of a mine or by the nature of the formation; also, the direction which a vein of ore or other substance takes.
From Middle English runnen, rennen, alteration (due to the past participle runne, runnen,
yronne) of Middle English rinnen, from Old English rinnan, iernan and Old Norse rinna, both from Proto-Germanic *rinnaną (compare also *rannijaną), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reyH-. Cognate with Scots rin ("to run"), West Frisian rinne ("to walk, march"), Dutch rennen ("to run, race"), Alemannic German ränne, German rennen ("to run, race"), rinnen, Danish rende ("to run"), Swedish ränna ("to run"), Icelandic renna ("to flow"). Non-Germanic cognates include Albanian rend ("to run, run after"). See random.
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