What does ran mean?

Definitions for ranræn

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ran.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ran

    imp. of Run

  2. Ran(noun)

    open robbery

  3. Ran(noun)

    yarns coiled on a spun-yarn winch

  4. Ran

    of Run

  5. Origin: [AS. rn.]


  1. Ran

    Ran is a small 25 kDa protein that is involved in transport into and out of the cell nucleus during interphase and also involved in mitosis. It is a member of the Ras superfamily. Ran is a GTP binding protein that is essential for the translocation of RNA and proteins through the nuclear pore complex. The Ran protein is also involved in control of DNA synthesis and cell cycle progression. Nuclear localization of Ran requires the presence of regulator of chromosome condensation 1. Mutations in Ran disrupt DNA synthesis. Because of its many functions, it is likely that Ran interacts with several other proteins.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ran

    pa.t. of run.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ran' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1156

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ran' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1647


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ran in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ran in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Anonymous:

    Sped up my XT ran it on 220v Works greO

  2. Anonymous:

    Crime wouldn't pay if the government ran it.

  3. Charles Lauller:

    The longest mile I ever ran was the mile I ran with Cedar Fever!

  4. Vince Lombardi:

    The Green Bay Packers never lost a football game. They just ran out of time.

  5. Thomas Nybo:

    We ran over and ran around the rubble and couldn't hear anything, there was no chance that they survived.

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