ränni

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ränni

  1. (colloquial) Often in plural (rännit), a system for collecting the rainwater from the roof and leading it down to a drain or to the ground.
  2. (colloquial) Any of the main components of such system, particularly a downspout (syöksytorvi) or a gutter (sadevesikouru).
  3. A trough which is open in one or both ends, especially when used as component in a liquid handling system.
  4. (mining) A launder (trough used by miners to separate metal-rich pieces from the crushed ore by washing)
  5. (sports) In ice hockey, the boards when used to steer the puck.
    lyödä kiekko ränniin
    to shoot the puck along the boards
  6. (slang) vein, especially when referred to in connection of intravenous drug use

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