Noun(1) inflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse(2) a person who founds or establishes some institution(3) a worker who makes metal castings
Verb(1) fail utterly; collapse(2) sink below the surface(3) break down, literally or metaphorically(4) stumble and nearly fall
(1) Wilks was a founder member of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.(2) He was also a founder member of Clonmore Development Association, being its first chairman.(3) Plenty of the founder members couldn't make it this close to Christmas, so January's event may well be larger.(4) The worst-case scenario is that his ship will founder and spill its load of heavy fuel into the ocean.(5) However, the director admits that as a founder member of the theatre's company, appearing in over 20 productions, it's nice to come full circle and give something back to the theatre where his career began.(6) So our revolution continues, and our ideals must struggle against the human tendencies and the social forces that would cause our experiment to founder and fail.(7) The 16 founder members decided it made better sense to bury their differences in the area of staff training and promotion of careers in the sector rather than continue the zero-sum game of poaching talent from each other.(8) If it is not covered, the boat will founder in this tempest, and the ocean will summarily swallow the sailors and their dream.(9) She was determined that ├ö├ç├┐never again├ö├ç├û should families go through the same ordeal and became a founder member and national coordinator of the National Committee Relating to Organ Retention.(10) He played table tennis, tennis and cricket, and was one of the founder members of Western Athletics Club when it was established in the late 1970s.(11) he was the founder of modern Costa Rica(12) Don't feed straight corn, because goats will founder and have hoof problems, Finch advised.(13) He was a founder member of many scientific establishments, including the Paediatric Pathology Society and the Society for Research into Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida.(14) A founder member of the Rochdale Art Society, Donald Taylor was very well known for oil and watercolour landscapes, mainly depicting the Lake District, the Pennines, the Yorkshire Dales and Whitby.(15) an iron founder(16) And they were the original founder members of the European Community - a team of six which includes France, but not Britain.