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rato

[′rād·ō]
(aerospace engineering)
A rocket system providing additional thrust for takeoff of an aircraft. Derived from rocket-assisted takeoff.

RATO

Rocket-assisted takeoff. A system of small rocket engines providing auxiliary thrust on takeoff. The rockets are jettisoned in a safe area after use. The same as JATO (jet-assisted takeoff).
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Mr Rato, who steps down in October, said the global economy had shrugged off high oil prices because they were a product of higher economic growth.
I have every confidence that they will pursue economic policies that will benefit China and the world,'' Rato added.
Como sea, el hecho es que la llegada de Rato al FMI, asi como el triunfo --para algunos inesperado-- del PSOE, en los comicios generales en Espana el 14 de marzo ultimo, han desencadenado en una serie de movimientos y de jugadas de ajedrez que han llevado a ciertos personajes espanoles a la alza en el concierto internacional.
The Minister of Finance for El Salvador, Juan Jose Daboub, celebrated the naming of Rato. "We believe that Rodrigo Rato has the qualities and the experience and the vision to be able to manage such an important institution," Daboub said.
The Spanish government has worked hard to increase the investment opportunities for small- and medium-sized companies through fiscal reforms, according to Rato.
Retirados do recipiente, os ratos foram secos com toalhas de pano e mantidos sob uma lampada incandescente de 40 Watts em distancia suficiente para completar a secagem em conforto.
Y es que, precisamente al llegar al FMI, Rodrigo Rato tiene en sus manos dos papas calientes: el incremento incontrolable del precio del petroleo (37 dolares el barril al comenzar mayo) y la crisis economica de Argentina.
In total, an unprecedented 500 Spanish companies in various fields will exhibit their products at the fair, Rato said.
'Those details are wrong,' Rato said referring to an earlier report by El Mundo that Bankia and CaixaBank had informed both Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy, and Catalonian President, Arthur Mas, about a potential merger in December.
KARACHI/LARKANA -- Roughly three months have elapsed since the HIV outbreak in Rato Dero was first reported but many of those who contracted the virus, due to the criminally negligent actions of one doctor, have yet to receive the drugs they need for the rest of their life.
Speaking on the occasion, Faryal Talpur called for joint efforts to counter spread of HIV in the province, especially Rato Dero.
Former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato has been put on trial following allegations related to Switzerland-based Bankia.