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another name for parkour
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
Question 1 of 7
In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby free running
free reaching, free recall, free rein, free ride, free rider, free running, free safety, free school, free-select, free sheet, freesia
British Dictionary definitions for free running (2 of 2)
(of a mechanism, material, etc) moving smoothly and uninterruptedly
electronics of or relating to a periodic signal that is not synchronized to a timing sourcefree-running interference produces moving patterns on a television screen
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
How to use free running in a sentence
The white ranchmen in the valley were all fencing in their lands; no more free running of stock.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
But as I fish for sailfish with a free-running reel, of course I am exasperated when a kingfish takes hold.
I was using light tackle, and of course trolling, with the reel free running, except for my thumb.
On top of my mail next morning lay a small envelope, unstamped, and addressed to me in a free running hand.The House of a Thousand Candles|Meredith Nicholson
This consists in using a free running wooden reel, and a light line, and throwing from the reel.Three Hundred Things a Bright Boy Can Do|Anonymous