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HMS Ross was a British improved Hunt Class minesweeper of 710 tons displacement built under the Emergency War Programme during the Great War and launched sometime between 1917 and 1919, seeing action during the Second World War. HMS Ross was powered by Yarrow coal-fired boilers providing a top speed of 16 knots and a range of about 2400 km at top s...
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[clan] The Sheep and the Goats or `The Judgment of the Nations` was a discourse of Jesus recorded in the New Testament. It is sometimes characterized as a parable, although unlike most parables it does not purport to relate a story of events happening to other characters. One explanation is that it tells of the Last Judgment, and the divisi...
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[name] Ross can be used as a given name, typically for males, but is also a typical family name for people of Scottish descent (Clan Ross). In this case the name is of Scottish origin. The family name can also be of German origin; in German, `Ross` or `Roß` means `horse`. ==List of people surnamed Ross== ==First name Ross== ==Fictional cha...
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[gasoline automobile] The Ross was a `Brass era` gasoline automobile manufactured in Detroit, Michigan from 1915 to 1918. It had a Herschell-Spillman V-8 engine with body styles including sedans and town cars. The vehicles are now considered antiques. ...
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[steam automobile] The Ross was a brass era steam automobile built in Newtonville, Massachusetts from 1906 to 1909. ==Louis Ross== Company founder Louis S. Ross (1877-1927) gained national fame in the early 1900s racing a Stanley Steamer powered `Wogglebug` race car at Ormond-Daytona Beach. He was one of the first American drivers to comple...
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[n] - Scottish explorer who led Arctic expeditions that yielded geographic discoveries while searching for the Northwest Passage (1777-1856) 2. [n] - British explorer of the Arctic and Antarctic 3. [n] - British physician who discovered that mosquitos transmit malaria (1857-1932) 4. [n] - a politician in Wyoming who was the first...
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Ross ; 115) noun [ Etymol. uncertain.] The rough, scaly matter on the surface of the bark of trees. [ Prov. Eng. & Local, U.S.]
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Ross transitive verb To divest of the ross, or rough, scaly surface; as, to ross bark. [ Local, U.S.]
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Betsy Ross noun American seamstress said to have made the first American flag at the request of George Washington (1752-1836)
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Nellie Tayloe Ross noun a politician in Wyoming who was the first woman governor in the United States (1876-1977)
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• (n.) The rough, scaly matter on the surface of the bark of trees. • (v. t.) To divest of the ross, or rough, scaly surface; as, to ross bark.
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[automobile] The Ross name has been used for two separate automobiles: ...
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The Ross rifle Mk III is a Canadian rifle taking a .303 inch round from a 5-round box magazine. Operation is straight pull. The muzzle velocity is 794 meters-per-second and it has a 765 mm barrel and is sighted to 1098 metres. Production of the Ross rifle started in 1905 and continued until 1917 at the Ross Rifle Company in Quebec. The weapon was a...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ros Definitions: 1. George W., Canadian physician, 1841-1931. See: Ross-Jones test
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ros Definitions: 1. Donald N., 20th-century British cardiac surgeon; introduced aortic valve replacement using a pulmonic valve autograft. See: Ross procedure
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ros Definitions: 1. Ronald, English physician and Nobel laureate, 1857-1932. See: Ross cycle
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[bicycles] Ross was a bicycle brand that manufactured over 15 million bicycles in the United States between 1946 and 1988. The company, which competed with domestic bicycle manufacturers as Schwinn and Huffy, was widely noted for its pioneering marketing of mountain bikes. ==History== Ross was started by Albert Ross as Ross Galvanizing Work...
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[play] Ross is a 1960 play by British playwright Terence Rattigan. It is a biographical play of T. E. Lawrence. == Plot synopsis == The play is structured with a framing device set in 1922, when Lawrence was hiding under an assumed name as `Aircraftman Ross` in the Royal Air Force, and is being disciplined by his Flight Lieutenant for alleg...
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[optics] Ross is the name of a succession of London-based lens designers and their company. Andrew Ross (1798–1859) founded his company in 1830, from 1840 he began producing camera lenses signed `A. Ross`. During Andrew Ross`s lifetime, the company was one of the foremost lens manufacturers. After Andrew`s death in 1859 his son-in-law Joh...
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Ross (Ros in Scottish Gaelic) is a region of Scotland and a former mormaerdom, earldom, sheriffdom and county. The name Ross allegedly derives from a Gaelic word meaning `headland`, perhaps a reference to the Black Isle. Another possible origin is the Norse word for Orkney – Hrossay – meaning horse island; the area once belonged to the Norse.....
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Ross is a Scottish name for boys. The meaning is `from Ross (Scotland) red` The name Ross is most commonly given to Scottish boys. (40 times more often than to American boys.) Ross is given to boys and girls in the Netherlands What do they use in other countries? Rosse The name sounds like: Russ, Ries, Ras, Rhys, Rees, Russo See also: Roscoe
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