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runt

1. the smallest and weakest young animal in a litter, esp the smallest piglet in a litter
2. a large pigeon, originally bred for eating

runt

The frame that remains after a collision on a CSMA/CD medium such as Ethernet. Runts are undersize packets, smaller than what the network protocol calls for, such as 64 bytes in Ethernet. Electrical interference or faulty wiring can also produce a runt. It is the opposite of an oversize packet, termed a "giant." See runt filtering.
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Because there are skinny little opposition runts who feel the need to express their sycophantic views about Billy on Billy's television networks, before you know it a tiny private stupid remark made by one pipsqueak and overheard by another becomes news for a day.
I don't know who learned more--or less--me, or Runt. Somehow we both managed to get through the experience alive, though barely, many times!
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When King first sees the tiny pup, the word "Runt!" explodes from him while Silver tries to coax the first breath from her pup's lungs.
'When Mary went off with this little runt called Jeffrey Archer, he had no O-levels or A-levels,' she said on BBC Radio Derby.
EDWINA Currie has reignited her bitter war of words with Lady Archer by branding her disgraced husband a "little runt".
Apparently, Healey referring to Graham Henry as a "Kiwi runt" is bordering on high treason.
I don't have to win the Greyhound Derby to realise my ambition-having achieved it through a dog given to me at three-months-old, the runt of the litter (He Knows-Helping Hand April 99), named Small Atom, weight 28.4 kilos.
Bobby the runt seeking to win his father and brother's respect.
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Charlotte's Web Channel 4, tomorrow, 4.25pm Youngster Fern tries to persuade her father to keep the runt of a litter when a sow gives birth to piglets on the family farm.