ForeRunner


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forerunner

[′fȯr‚rən·ər]
(oceanography)
Low, long-period ocean swell which commonly precedes the main swell from a distant storm, especially a tropical cyclone.

ForeRunner

A family of ATM adapters from Marconi (formerly Fore Systems). See Marconi.
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But, astounded as he was by the apparition of the dwarf among the Little Bethelites, and not free from a misgiving that it was the forerunner of some trouble or annoyance, he was compelled to subdue his wonder and to take active measures for the withdrawal of his parent, as the evening was now creeping on, and the matter grew serious.
O EVE, some furder change awaits us nigh, Which Heav'n by these mute signs in Nature shews Forerunners of his purpose, or to warn Us haply too secure of our discharge From penaltie, because from death releast Some days; how long, and what till then our life, Who knows, or more then this, that we are dust, And thither must return and be no more.
He drew from his breast the diamond cross and the star of the Garter which she had sent him by those generous Frenchmen; he kissed it, and then, as he reflected, that she would never again see those things till he lay cold and mutilated in the tomb, there passed over him one of those icy shivers which may be called forerunners of death.
Wherever an organisation is crippled, wherever confusion is thrown into any branch of any department, we gain a step for those who take on the work; we are but the forerunners.
I have here in front of me these singular productions, at which one might smile, had they not proved themselves to be the forerunners of so terrible a tragedy.
The water was rising higher and higher, and the gusts, forerunners of a steady breeze, were growing stiffer and stiffer.
Perfect calms at sea are always suspected by the experienced mariner to be the forerunners of a storm, and I know some persons, who, without being generally the devotees of superstition, are apt to apprehend that great and unusual peace or tranquillity will be attended with its opposite.
They are the companions and forerunners of such saintship.
today introduced the Forerunner 205 and Forerunner 305, the next generation of Garmin's popular GPS-enabled fitness product line.
Though the Forerunner 301 is a self-contained personal training system, it is bundled with the PC-based Garmin Training Center -- a totally new software application that helps users plan and analyze workouts.
PINK SHEETS:MGFX) ("MGFX") announced that effective today, it has engaged the services of ForeRunner Financial ("ForeRunner") whereby ForeRunner will serve as MGFX's investment banker to assist MGFX in the analysis and selection of various financing and capital raising options to support its plans for operation, growth, and expansion in 2007.
com)-- Covista Communications, a provider of cloud communications, switched and dedicated voice services, today announced an initiative with Forerunner Telecom (Forerunner), a leading full service Distributor of Voice/Data/Video IP & Converged Communication Solutions.