running game


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n running game (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team "the defensive line braced to stop the run","the coach put great emphasis on running"
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  • John Major
    John Major
    “The first requirement of politics is not intellect or stamina but patience. Politics is a very long run game and the tortoise will usually beat the hare.”
  • Jim Valvano
    Jim Valvano
    “No matter what business you're in, you can't run in place or someone will pass you by. It doesn't matter how many games you've won.”


In literature:

Of course I should have knowed better than to go up against a game run by anybody calling hisself Honest John.
"Sundry Accounts" by Irvin S. Cobb
The judge nodded to the jury with the grim complacency of a man who has run down his game.
"Fantômas" by Pierre Souvestre
This is kinda sudden, maybe, but that's the way the game runs, sometimes.
"Sawtooth Ranch" by B. M. Bower
If she imitated the pathetic plover running plaintive to him, that was part of the game.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
On stilts they play various games and run races.
"Child-Life in Japan and Japanese Child Stories" by Mrs. M. Chaplin Ayrton
In a few minutes one of those who had gone off to our left came running breathless to say that he had seen the mighty game.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 3, August, 1850." by Various
Humans were the most exciting game they'd ever run into.
"Novice" by James H. Schmitz
He was going out on a hunt for game such as he had run down more than once before in his many years under Chadron's hand.
"The Rustler of Wind River" by G. W. Ogden
When de meat supply runs low, Mr. Sandson sends some slaves to kill a deer or wild hawgs or jes' any kind of game.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
You don't see any scores of two hundred runs in a game these days.
"The Rushton Boys at Rally Hall" by Spencer Davenport

In poetry:

They shouted, running on from tree to tree,
And played the game the wind plays, on and round.
'Twas visible invisible glee
Pursuing; and a fountain's sound
Of laughter spouted, pattering fresh on me.
"The Orchard And The Heath" by George Meredith

In news:

Gore , James solid 1-2 punch in 49ers' run game.
In full context, Griffin 's initial comments were related to his passing game versus the running game.
IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Dallas running game is stuck in neutral without running back DeMarco Murray.
IRVING, Texas—The Dallas running game is stuck in neutral without running back DeMarco Murray.
Philadelphia's Wide-9 front could hamper Redskins' efforts in run game.
Marshawn Lynch, Seahawks' running game in high gear .
After he asked for help midway through last season, Marshawn Lynch has given the Seahawks a solid running game.
Vanderbilt looks to get run game in high gear against Presbyterian.
Ronnie Hillman clearly old enough to help Denver Broncos' run game.
When the Steelers return from their bye week, improving the run game should top the team's to-do list.
That is a little easier with the Cardinal's running game.
RBs want love of the run game to continue.
Reason for Bengals' improved run game.
The Miners had another prolific running game with 314 yards rushing and seven touchdowns on 31 carries.
New Orleans Saints trying to regain their trust in the running game.

In science:

We can run the strategy b on w as if it were an element of 2ω , stopping the game when b asks to bet on a bit of position outside w.
Separations of non-monotonic randomness notions
For a trapdoor permutation F , we define the problem I nv(F ) = (Game(F ), 0) where Game(F ) is the following game between a quantum adversary A and the challenger C h: C h, on input n, runs G(1n ) to obtain (sk, pk) and generates a random y in the range of f (pk, ·).
Random Oracles in a Quantum World
For a signature scheme S , we define the problem S ig−F orge(S ) = (Game(S ), 0) where Game(S ) is the following game between a quantum adversary A and the challenger C hO : C hO , on input n, runs G(1n ) to obtain (sk, pk).
Random Oracles in a Quantum World
Indeed, we stress that the output of ˜S is not the set of all the NE of the sequence control game, but only the one NE that is obtained by running STEP 1 of Algorithm 2 with the given channel realizations {hk,a(j )}K k,j=1 and starting point S 0 .
Potential Games for Energy-Efficient Resource Allocation in Multipoint-to-Multipoint CDMA Wireless Data Networks
Learning, mutation, and long run equilibria in games.
Strategy abundance in evolutionary many-player games with multiple strategies