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pram 1

 (prăm)
n. Chiefly British
A baby carriage.

[Shortening and alteration of perambulator.]

pram 2

 (präm)
n.
1. A small dinghy having a flat, snub-nosed bow.
2. A flatbottom boat used chiefly in the Baltic Sea as a barge.

[Dutch praam, flatbottom boat, from Middle Dutch praem, from Czech prám; see per in Indo-European roots.]
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pram

(præm)
n
Brit a cot-like four-wheeled carriage for a baby. US and Canadian term: baby carriage
[C19: shortened and altered from perambulator]

pram

(prɑːm)
n
(Nautical Terms) 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
[C16: from Middle Dutch prame; related to Old Frisian prām]
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pram1

(præm)

n. Chiefly Brit.
a perambulator.
[1880–85; by shortening]

pram2

(prɑm)

n.
a flat-bottomed, snub-nosed boat used as a fishing vessel or tender for larger vessels.
[1540–50 (late 14th century in Anglo-Latin); < Dutch praam, Middle Dutch prame, praem (compare Middle Low German pram(e), Old Frisian pram)]
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pram

baby carriage
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pram - a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed aroundpram - a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
bassinet - a perambulator that resembles a bassinet
wheeled vehicle - a vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for transporting things or people; "the oldest known wheeled vehicles were found in Sumer and Syria and date from around 3500 BC"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

pram

noun perambulator, buggy, stroller, baby carriage (U.S. & Canad.) a woman pushing a pram loaded with both baby and shopping
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Translations
عَرَبَةُ أَطْفَالعَرَبَة أطْفال
kočárek
barnevogn
lastenvaunut
kolica
gyermekkocsi
barnavagn
乳母車
유모차
bērnu ratiņi
otroški voziček
barnvagn
รถเข็นเด็ก
xe nôi

pram

[præm] N (Brit) → cochecito m (de niño)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

pram

[ˈpræm] n (British)landau m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

pram

n (Brit) → Kinderwagen m; (dolls’) → Puppenwagen m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

pram

[præm] n (Brit) → carrozzina
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

pram

(prӕm) noun
(American baby buggy/carriage) a kind of small carriage on wheels for carrying a baby, pushed by its mother etc.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

pram

عَرَبَةُ أَطْفَال kočárek barnevogn Kinderwagen παιδικό καρότσι cochecito lastenvaunut poussette kolica carrozzina 乳母車 유모차 kinderwagen barnevogn wózek dziecięcy carrinho de bebé, carrinho de bebê детская коляска barnvagn รถเข็นเด็ก bebek arabası xe nôi 婴儿车
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References in classic literature ?
"Oh, no; girls, you know, are much too clever to fall out of their prams."
When I was a poor man and had a solicitor once when they found a pram in the dust cart, he got me off, and got shut of me and got me shut of him as quick as he could.
"I have always been a real pram lover - and always loved the big bouncy prams.
Mother-of-three Joanne Edge, 35, of Waverdale Avenue, Walker, Newcastle, has been buying prams from Baby-Fayre for 16 years and never thought twice about going back to buy her fourth.
[USPRwire, Thu Aug 15 2019] Fact.MR's analysis on the global Baby Prams and Strollers Market states that the market will grow at an impressive pace in the upcoming years and is projected to expand at a value CAGR of 8.3% throughout the period of assessment, 2017-2026.
[ClickPress, Fri Aug 16 2019] Fact.MR's analysis on the global Baby Prams and Strollers Market states that the market will grow at an impressive pace in the upcoming years and is projected to expand at a value CAGR of 8.3% throughout the period of assessment, 2017-2026.
A young family feel 'vulnerable' in their own Wallsend home after being targeted by pram thieves twice in a matter of months.
Experts said infants were exposed to dirtier air in prams because they were lower to the ground and closer to exhaust pipes.They are also more at risk from the health dangers of dirty air because their bodies are small and developing.The study's authors said avoiding busy roads and using pram covers were ways to reduce pollution exposure.
Vehicle exhaust pipes usually sit within one metre (3.3ft) above the road surface, while infants in prams are positioned between 0.55m (1.8ft) and 0.85m (2.8ft) above ground level.
They always stocked prams and nursery equipment in the shop, said Steph, but took the decision to specialise completely in the area a couple of decades ago.
and dog Cheaper by the dozen, but not easier to push An ice idea - if you don't care about baby's safety Mum can get on with the shopping while baby plays tick Listen to the beat - designed to lull Japanese babies to sleep If you can't put baby in the corner, just hang her out of the window instead New for 1969 the tandem pram with weather protection As prams go, it is very rare indeed.