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pre·sa

 (prā′sə)
n. Southwestern US
A small, often temporary dam or dike used to divert water into an acequia.

[Spanish, a capturing of something, presa, from Latin prēnsa, feminine singular of prehēnsus, prēnsus, past participle of prehendere, prendere, to grasp; see ghend- in Indo-European roots.]
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presa

(ˈprɛsɑː)
n, pl -se (-seɪ)
(Music, other) music a sign or symbol used in a canon, round, etc, to indicate the entry of each part. Usual signs: +, :S: or
[Italian, literally: a taking up, from prendere to take, from Latin prehendere to grasp]
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According to the decision, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has prohibited the import of breeds such as Pitbull, Staffordshire Terrier, American Bully, Mastiff, Fila Brasileiro, Dogo Argentino, Japanese Tosa, Rottweiler, Doberman Pinscher, Presa Canario, Boxer, Boerboel, Caucasian Shepherd Dog, Anatolian Karabash, Great Dane and any mixed breed of the above mentioned dogs.
This gorgeous, one-yearold Presa Canaria crossbreed has been with the RSPCA since he was a puppy, after coming into the charity's care as part of an animal welfare investigation.
Esta familia forma parte del clado de las Dionycha (Ramirez, 2014), el cual agrupa a varias familias de aranas que no utilizan redes para atrapar a sus presas, entre las que estan Salticidae, Thomisidae y Lycosidae, cuyas estrategias de caza han sido ampliamente estudiadas, siendo unas acechadoras (localizan a distancia de la presa y se acercan sigilosamente), otras emboscadoras (permanecen estacionarias sobre una posicion a la que se aproxima la presa) y otras corredoras de suelo (deambulan por el suelo hasta localizar una presa) (Uetz et al., 1999; Cardoso et al, 2011).
Montelibano is a chef at Grace Park in One Rockwell, while 'fat boy' Presa is the chef/owner of Concepto in Poblacion, Makati.
O objetivo deste trabalho foi estudar a biologia do percevejo-predador Montandoniola confusa quando alimentado com a sua presa natural de campo (Gynaikothrips ficorum), e com ovos de lepidopteros utilizados como presas alternativas.
Vitorino Nogueira da Presa constituiu em Colares uma oficina de marcenaria e carpintaria, cuja producao mais notavel, que aqui temos em foco, sao as cadeiras, de modelo original, produzidas sobretudo entre os anos 50 e os anos 70 do sec.
Seoul Northern District Court sentenced the man, surnamed Lee, 32, to eight months' jail without hard labor on Sunday for allowing his Presa Canario and Dogo Argentino to escape his house and injure the neighbors in June.