ratter


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rat·ter

 (răt′ər)
n.
1. One that catches or kills rats: Many terriers are good ratters.
2. Slang One who betrays or deserts another.

ratter

(ˈrætə)
n
1. a dog or cat that catches and kills rats
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) another word for rat3, rat4

rat•ter

(ˈræt ər)

n.
a rat-catching animal.
[1825–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ratter - a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.ratter - a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.
quitter - a person who gives up too easily
2.ratter - any of several breeds of terrier developed to catch ratsratter - any of several breeds of terrier developed to catch rats
terrier - any of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally trained to hunt animals living underground
black-and-tan terrier, Manchester terrier - a breed of short-haired rat terrier with a black-and-tan coat that was developed in Manchester, England
Translations

ratter

[ˈrætəʳ] Ncazarratones m inv

ratter

n (= dog or cat)Rattenfänger m
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Donations in lieu can be made to Childrens Work at Hillheads Community Church and Miss Mary Ratter.
We can't avoid appraising each other to sense if the activity is a setup or maybe, one of us is a ratter,' Migo said.
Seasonal forests may link savanna to other vegetation types and promote species compositional similarities (OliveiraFilho & Ratter, 2002; Pinheiro & Monteiro, 2010).
Roseann Ratter, of the Holiday and Fight Centre in Hamilton, said: "Anything that makes it easier for hardworking families to go on holiday is a bonus.
Toda a flora terrestre esta condicionada por fatores ambientais tais como o clima, as caracteristicas quimicas e fisicas do solo, alem da acao da fauna e dos disturbios antropicos (OLIVEIRA-FILHO; RATTER, 1995; OLIVEIRA-FILHO; JARENKOW; RODAL, 2006; SCARIOT; SEVILHA, 2005; CAMPOS et al.
When protected from fire events, some cerrado communities can turn into more closed environments and, over time, can become forests (Durigan and Ratter, 2006).
Ratter JA, Askew GP, Montgomery RF, Gifford DR (1977) Observacoes adicionais sobre o cerra dao de solos mesotroficos no
But the team is always better for having him in because he's a ratter but got quality as well, and even when he's not quite playing well he's still a nuisance.
David Ratter, a real estate partner with legal firm DWF, says the uncertainty created by Brexit is compounded in Scotland by the possibility of a second independence referendum.
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What makes Ratter fascinating is how its story is told.