Origin of pramDutch praam from Middle Low German prom from Czech prám, ultimately from Indo-European base an unverified form per-, to go (see fare) from source ferry
Origin of pramaltered from perambulator
Origin of pramShortening and alteration of perambulator
- A small dinghy having a flat, snub-nosed bow.
- A flatbottom boat used chiefly in the Baltic Sea as a barge.
Origin of pramDutch praam flatbottom boat from Middle Dutch praem from Czech prám ; see per1 in Indo-European roots.
Shortening of perambulator.
pram - Computer Definition
(1) (Phase Change RAM) Pronounced "P-ram. See phase change memory.
(2) (Parameter RAM) Pronounced "P-ram." A battery-backed part of the Macintosh's memory that holds Control Panel settings and the settings for the hidden desktop file. If the command and option keys are held down at startup, the desktop settings are cleared and a dialog to rebuild the desktop is initiated.
- The list of things to buy will soon grow to include a whole range of items from a crib and pram, as well as toys, clothes and other items.
- What evolved was a three-dimensional folding stroller that served the same purpose as a buggy or pram but folded up into the size of a closed umbrella.
- See Regino von Pram, "Chronicon," in the Monumenta Germanise historica.
- Pram (1756-1821), author of Staerkodder, a romantic epic, based on Scandinavian legend, and Edvard Storm (1749-1794), were associates and mainly fellowstudents at Copenhagen, where they introduced a style peculiar to themselves, and distinct from that of the true Danes.
- We need mention only the chief of them - the Collectio Anselmo dedicata, by an unknown author of the end of the 9th century; the Libri duo de synodalibus causis et disciplinis ecclesiasticis, 3 compiled about 906 by Regino, abbot of Pram, and dedicated to Hatto of Mainz, relatively a very original treatise; the enormous compilation surchard.