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 for Running board
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Running \Run"ning\, a.
     1. Moving or advancing by running. Specifically, of a horse:
        (a) Having a running gait; not a trotter or pacer.
        (b) trained and kept for running races; as, a running
            horse. --Law.
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     2. Successive; one following the other without break or
        intervention; -- said of periods of time; as, to be away
        two days running; to sow land two years running.
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     3. Flowing; easy; cursive; as, a running hand.
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     4. Continuous; keeping along step by step; as, he stated the
        facts with a running explanation. "A running conquest."
        --Milton.
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              What are art and science if not a running commentary
              on Nature?                            --Hare.
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     5. (Bot.) Extending by a slender climbing or trailing stem;
        as, a running vine.
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     6. (Med.) Discharging pus; as, a running sore.
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     Running block (Mech.), a block in an arrangement of pulleys
        which rises or sinks with the weight which is raised or
        lowered.
  
     Running board, a narrow platform extending along the side
        of a locomotive.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  running board
      n 1: a narrow footboard serving as a step beneath the doors of
           some old cars

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