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  • v. Present participle of outrun.


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  • He had supposedly earned his nickname by outrunning patrolmen on the streets in his native Cleveland.

    The Mob and Me

  • "Star Wars" (1977) and "Alien" (1979) popularized the idea of outrunning shock waves. -

  • As much as he praised crew chief Mike Shiplett and the entire Richard Petty Motorsports operation for what they've accomplished, he also wouldn't hear of there being any significance to the RPM group-even short-term - "outrunning" their Roush Fenway teammates.

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

  • Police said the husband, Sam Davis, told officers he continued to drive at top speed in hopes of outrunning the gunmen until he reached the international bridge and sought help.

    U.S. missionary says gunmen killed wife in Mexico

  • I know it is a different species, but there is a great piece of footage in the discovery channel's "planet earth" series of a caribou calf outrunning a wolf ...

    Do you think that the long term ecological damage caused by exterminating predators or holding them well below their natural pop

  • As I age and my bones grow less fond of outrunning moose and straining against muck of unknown depths, Ive found safer spots to cast a line, although, I wondering if those ponds are still around or have dried up??

    Fishing in the Danger Zone

  • Kozel veered to port and accelerated, outrunning the wreckage as it too now fell toward the planet.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire

  • That sumbitch makes a noise similar to the hounds of hell in full frontal attack and that´s the reason for my rather impolitic joke about Birmingham Brown outrunning Charie Chan´s car speeding down the highway after he spotted a ghost.

    See You Later, Mr. Chan*

  • It had been forming in the back of his mind as the modified prototype hardskin took him through the city, fighting off pursuit, outrunning and outgunning it until he got far enough away to break into an abandoned building and shuck the suit.

    Starcraft II: Devils’ Due

  • NEW YORK—Brent oil prices are outrunning the U.S. benchmark, but speculators are sticking with the New York Mercantile Exchange as their venue of choice.

    Nymex Is Still Speculators' Favorite


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