In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- 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.
- They all go home after killing a ram and renaming the mountain.
- 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.
- Mr Watkinson, from Constable Burton, near Leyburn, won best male with his aged ram.
- By this time 16,400 sheep had died as well as 2,700 cattle, 135 rams, 39 bullocks and 18 horses.
- 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.
- In the late 1860s and 1870s half-bred sheep were produced with English and Border Leicester and Lincoln rams and Merino ewes.
- 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.
- The program also encourages producers to select for resistance and to use scrapie-resistant rams in flocks that have risk factors for scrapie.
- Following the severe winter of 1995, for example, the Mt. Langley herd was left with 4 ewes and 11 rams.
- Blackburn has 1,200 semen samples now from 27 different rams.
- Young rams fertilize ewes using coursing tactics, whose success is independent of their dominance rank.
- Their flock now boasts 35 ewes and 2 rams and, as of March, the sheep have been deemed scrapie free by inspectors.
- The flock consisted of 20 rams, 44 ewes, and 43 lambs, of which 21 were female and the remaining were castrated males.
- A sheep farmer needed help castrating some of his inferior rams to keep them from breeding with the females.
- A shearling ram shown by Tom Davies, of Pinvin, was champion male and reserve supreme.
- 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.
- 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.
- So a bellwether is the head ram with a bell hung around its neck.
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
- The galley's major weapon was originally a ram on the water-line, used to hole enemy ships or to smash their oars.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
1ComputingRAM femininebefore noun RAM chip — chip de RAM masculine
- random access memory
- Royal Academy of Music
transitive verbramming, rammed
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
- Swerving around, he then rammed them into the wall with all the force he could bear.
- I rammed my stick into his side, pushing him backwards.
- I rammed my elbow into their side, forcing them to let go of me.
- 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.
- The raven shot down through the dark and rammed his beak into the sergeant's hat.
- 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 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.
- 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.
- The United players were livid, but McGuire was alive and decisive, ramming the ball low into the left corner of Gallacher's goal.
2(run into)embestir contrahe rammed his car into a tree — estrelló el coche contra un árbol
- In a matter of seconds my father had rammed into the car in front of us.
- In Italy, a passenger train rammed into the rear of another passenger train today, injuring at least nearly 30 people.
- When he was sure all was ready, he started backing up, and instantly rammed into two parked cars simultaneously.
- All of a sudden the white car pulled out and rammed into the blue car.
- A fearless milkman used his milk cart to ram into a robber's getaway car just minutes after being threatened with a gun.
- Never stop to argue a fine point with another driver who has just rammed into your stationary car at a red light.
- 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.
- Three people inside the car that rammed into the hotel also died.
- It had rammed into another car and the front was completely messed up.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- In 1998, the same Golden Temple Express rammed into three derailed cars of another train, killing more than 200 passengers.
- Taylor drove off and rammed head-on into a car driven by a pensioner before he managed to get away.
- He stepped on the breaks but the two cars behind him rammed into the car, pushing them directly behind the truck.
- The crows began to ram into the car trying to get inside.
- 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 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.
intransitive verbramming, rammed
to ram into
1estrellarse contrachocar contra
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