In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1ComputingRAM femininebefore noun RAM chip — chip de RAM masculine
random access memory
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- A Merino ram from the Merryville Stud at Boorowa, in New South Wales, has attracted the top price at this year's Australian Sheep and Wool Show sale.
- Blackburn has 1,200 semen samples now from 27 different rams.
- A sheep farmer needed help castrating some of his inferior rams to keep them from breeding with the females.
- Mr Watkinson, from Constable Burton, near Leyburn, won best male with his aged ram.
- Since 15 to 25 percent of male sheep in U.S. flocks don't mate, ranchers want to find a way to identify good breeding rams.
- Young rams fertilize ewes using coursing tactics, whose success is independent of their dominance rank.
- The flock consisted of 20 rams, 44 ewes, and 43 lambs, of which 21 were female and the remaining were castrated males.
- So a bellwether is the head ram with a bell hung around its neck.
- The program also encourages producers to select for resistance and to use scrapie-resistant rams in flocks that have risk factors for scrapie.
- The Tom Crean Memorial Project would like to acknowledge with gratitude the Dingle sheep farmer who donated the ram for auction at Camp Fair in aid of their project.
- Their flock now boasts 35 ewes and 2 rams and, as of March, the sheep have been deemed scrapie free by inspectors.
- By this time 16,400 sheep had died as well as 2,700 cattle, 135 rams, 39 bullocks and 18 horses.
- Farmer Luke Hayden, Crowsgrove, Kildavin, lost 40% of his flock when the River Derry burst its banks, drowning 80 of his hogget ewes and two rams.
- In the late 1860s and 1870s half-bred sheep were produced with English and Border Leicester and Lincoln rams and Merino ewes.
- Following the severe winter of 1995, for example, the Mt. Langley herd was left with 4 ewes and 11 rams.
- The western region of the Irish Texel Sheep Society will hold their annual sale of Texel rams and ewes in Ballinrobe Mart on Friday 6th September.
- They all go home after killing a ram and renaming the mountain.
- Although large flocks with herders and dogs frightened them off, there were always strays to investigate; and domestic ewes in estrus were irresistible to bighorn rams.
- Generally, slaughter of goats, sheep, rams, cows, and camels is offered.
- A shearling ram shown by Tom Davies, of Pinvin, was champion male and reserve supreme.
2.1Mechanicsmartillo pilón masculinemartinete masculine
- The high-speed tine rams push into the turf and then pull out quickly, leaving little or no scuffing at the top of the hole.
- He says one man with a hoe ram on a Bobcat can break the same amount of concrete that two or three men could do with a jackhammer.
2.2battering ramariete masculine
2.3(on ship)espolón masculine
- They were armed with a ram, relied on oars for propulsion and their deep v-shaped lower hulls had a significant advantage in speed and manoeuvrability.
- Whereas the Turks still favoured ramming, the Christian galleys had large guns pointing forward above the ram, and were well protected against the Turkish arrows.
- The galley's major weapon was originally a ram on the water-line, used to hole enemy ships or to smash their oars.
- Its bronze ram could smash enemy ships and armed soldiers could leap aboard a foe's vessel in hand-to-hand combat with spears and swords.
- The Virginia carried ten major guns (four in each broadside, one bow and one stern gun) and an iron ram.
1(force)he rammed the stake into the ground — hincó / clavó la estaca en la tierra
- he rammed his hands into his pockets — se metió las manos con fuerza en los bolsillos
- don't ram the clothes into the drawer — no aprietes la ropa en el cajón
- His traps and poisons proved strangely ineffective for a while, but he eventually saw it off by ramming a huge bag of poison down its hole and covering with a big stone.
- I rammed my elbow into their side, forcing them to let go of me.
- The sole is hardy so good for digging, although you have to be careful about ramming the middle of the foot onto a spade - this leads to some pain.
- Swerving around, he then rammed them into the wall with all the force he could bear.
- The United players were livid, but McGuire was alive and decisive, ramming the ball low into the left corner of Gallacher's goal.
- I rammed my stick into his side, pushing him backwards.
- I've always been apprehensive about dentists ramming their fingers into my mouth - it takes a fair bit of effort to restrain myself from biting them.
- The raven shot down through the dark and rammed his beak into the sergeant's hat.
- She pulled her sword close, and rammed the blade's tip into the ground with great force.
- And when Tamsin takes her to the site of her father's infidelity, Mona is so moved by her companion's pain and disgust, she rams a garden gnome through the window of the cheater's posh Jaguar.
2(run into)embestir contrahe rammed his car into a tree — estrelló el coche contra un árbol
- He stepped on the breaks but the two cars behind him rammed into the car, pushing them directly behind the truck.
- The view of my trunk blocked the view of the RV for the moment, but I knew it would ram into my car again if I didn't get over.
- Gardaí believe it reached speeds of over 120 mph at times along the Stillorgan Dual Carriageway before ramming into the patrol car.
- Taylor drove off and rammed head-on into a car driven by a pensioner before he managed to get away.
- In a matter of seconds my father had rammed into the car in front of us.
- A fearless milkman used his milk cart to ram into a robber's getaway car just minutes after being threatened with a gun.
- All of a sudden the white car pulled out and rammed into the blue car.
- It had rammed into another car and the front was completely messed up.
- Raiders rammed through the window of the pub in a grey Ford Sierra car, before attaching the cash machine to the vehicle with chains and attempting to drag it away at about 12.30 am today.
- The incident happened shortly after noon yesterday when it is understood a man drove up to the gates of the haulage company and rammed into a number of parked cars outside.
- When he was sure all was ready, he started backing up, and instantly rammed into two parked cars simultaneously.
- Investigations into the cause of the accident are considering the possibility the driver of the train that rammed into the parked locomotive missed a red signal light.
- I wanted to ram into other cars to show them they shouldn't drive so rudely.
- The crows began to ram into the car trying to get inside.
- In Italy, a passenger train rammed into the rear of another passenger train today, injuring at least nearly 30 people.
- Never stop to argue a fine point with another driver who has just rammed into your stationary car at a red light.
- The car was then turned around and driven all the way back to the Ballybeg area of the city where it rammed into the Garda patrol car.
- Three people inside the car that rammed into the hotel also died.
- In 1998, the same Golden Temple Express rammed into three derailed cars of another train, killing more than 200 passengers.
- Just recently, two people convicted, one of them for murder for drag racing on a public street, rammed into another car, killing people in the car.
to ram into
1estrellarse contrachocar contra
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