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pa·te·ra

 (pä′tə-rə, păt′ə-)
n. pl. pa·te·ras also pa·te·rae (-rē)
1. A shallow bowl or dish, especially one used ceremonially by the ancient Romans in pouring libations.
2. A shallow crater on the surface of a solar system body, having an irregular or scalloped rim, caused either by past volcanic activity or by the impact of a much smaller solar system body.

[Latin, perhaps from patina, shallow dish (influenced by crātēra, vessel for mixing wine with water); see paten.]

patera

(ˈpætərə)
n
1. (Archaeology) archaeol a shallow ancient Roman bowl used in rituals
2. (Architecture) architect a saucer-shaped decorative element, often on walls or ceilings
3. (Astrology) astrology a shallow planetary crater
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Caption: L-R; Carl Hum, REBNY; RMC Co-Chair Elly Pateras, Douglas Elliman Property Management; John McDermott; Gene Boniberger; Jonathan Miller; RMC Co-Chair Michael Wolfe, Midboro Management
Desde la UE, tan presente en otros casos puntuales, nadie estira el brazo para ordenar una mayor atencion al problema; cada dia llegan en pateras, enfermos y muertos de hambre, centenas, a las costas de Italia y Espana.
As building crept closer to the road, streams that would have drained runoff from the nearby Pateras mountains were blocked.
To Ed-in-Chief Grace Pateras, Mgr Ed Kate Weisbrod, and Op Ed Isabella Rosario of The Daily Iowan, Student Newspaper of the University of Iowa:
Recuerda que la mayoria de los inmigrantes no entran a Espana en pateras, sino via Barajas y con un visado de turista, "pero los medios prefieren el dramatismo".
que los cartagineses confiscaron un valioso botin de guerra que contenia gran cantidad de metales preciosos, entre ellos 276 pateras de oro, la mayoria de una libra de peso (Liv.
Were seeing a need for analog test automation from a growing portion of our customer base, said Steve Pateras, product marketing director at Mentor Graphics.
De ahi partian las pateras a cazar de madrugada para desplumar y enchilar las aves y venderlas en las callejuelas de la Nueva Espana por la tarde.
Health Care: "The health care landscape for captives is continually shifting," said Susan Pateras, health care practice leader, Iron-Starr Excess Agency.
Pateras, President of the Hellenic Chamber of Shipping, during the official Posidonia Press Conference.
55) Contribucion a la resolucion del problema de las pateras, mediante convenios sobre flujos de entrada con los paises africanos (pag.