In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- US intelligence has recorded their serial numbers to identify their source.
- The problem came to light after members of the public complained that the serial numbers on the postal vote and identification form did not match, making their votes technically invalid.
- When manufactured in Sydney in 1940 it was given the military serial number 208.
- Their identity was changed to have French and American serial numbers.
- They were trying to see if they could identify him by the serial number on his gun.
- However, keep a separate note of the contact telephone number and the cheques' serial numbers, and don't keep this information with the cheques.
- Where possible, mark your property with your postcode and house number, and note any serial numbers.
- We are now appealing to people to bring along the serial numbers or photographs of items which have been stolen.
- You do this by looking at serial numbers and checking the manufacturer's database.
- Mark them with your postcode and keep a note of serial numbers in a safe place - it really can help trace an item as well as track down the person who stole it.
- Forensic examinations had shown that some of the parts still bore serial numbers or other identification markings, but that on others the markings had been removed.
- With an electrical item, they will often call the manufacturer with the serial number in an effort to locate the owner.
- If a defect is found it is marked on the inside rail, including assigning a serial number to identify it.
- The development could be good news for the Bank of England, which recently withdrew its new £5 notes after it was discovered the serial numbers could be wiped off.
- With a serial number, a supplier can identify its customer - although it may not expect to receive such requests.
- The passenger would be able to identify his bus by its serial number.
- But the items being posted online are pieces without serial numbers or other personal inscriptions.
- Officers called the owner after inspecting the bike's serial numbers.
- The only thing that can help in this case is if the device has some form of unique identifier, such as a serial number.
- The serial numbers are printed on adhesive strips, so I put the strip on the case.
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