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pram

Nautical a light tender with a flat bottom and a bow formed from the ends of the side and bottom planks meeting in a small raised transom

PRAM

(hardware)

PRAM

(1) (Phase Change RAM) Pronounced "P-ram. See phase change memory.

(2) (Parameter RAM) Pronounced "P-ram." A battery-backed part of the Macintosh's memory that holds Control Panel settings and the settings for the hidden desktop file. If the command and option keys are held down at startup, the desktop settings are cleared and a dialog to rebuild the desktop is initiated.
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A Cleveland Police spokeswoman clarified that there was no collision, and that the baby didn't fall out of the pram.
One of Amelia's aunties went to the toilet, and the other was holding her with the pram against the wall.
Having had three kids and innumerable pushchairs and prams between them I can honestly say that the cheapest one turned out to last the longest.
Smith then moved to the front of the pram and started to push into it.
They didn't leave a loan pram so I had to spend PS100 on a buggy.
TechNavio's report, the Global Baby Stroller and Pram Market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.
Expertly handmade in Yorkshire, the Balmoral is the ultimate classic pram with beautiful detailing including hand painted body, hand stitched fabrics and finished in a high-gloss.
It's dubbed the world's most exclusive pram and parents better be prepared to 'Q'.
Councillors have now ruled that children's pushchairs or prams must not be transported in the vehicle unless they are folded and stored within the luggage compartment of the vehicle.
The tourists visiting the zoo, with their children, said the pram facility has made their visit enjoyable as the inclined pathways of the zoo made it difficult for them to carry their child in arms.