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run•back



Pronunciation: (run'bak"), [key]
n.
1. Football.
a. a run made by a player toward the goal line of the opponents after receiving a kick, intercepting a pass, or recovering an opponent's fumble.
b. the distance covered in making such a run.
2. Tennis.the space on a tennis court between the base line and the backstop.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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