the usual English verse rhythm created by a succession of metrical feet each of which consists of a stressed syllable and one or two unstressed ones.
noun, Nautical. 1. rigging for handling sails, yards, etc. (contrasted with standing rigging). 2. rigging for handling cargo. running rigging noun 1. (nautical) the wires and ropes used to control the operations of a sailing vessel Compare standing rigging
noun 1. the space between a racer and the nearby competitors in a running race, especially enough to run and maneuver as desired. 2. the space or leeway permitting ample freedom and flexibility to operate, maneuver, or perform without impairment.
- Running shoes
noun 1. Sports. a start, as in the hop, step, and jump or the running broad jump, in which a contestant begins moving before reaching the starting or take-off point. 2. an initial advantage in undertaking something; a head start: His background gave him a running start in business. running start An initial advantage, as […]