a town and unitary authority in Wiltshire, in S England.
a town in S England, in NE Wiltshire: railway workshops, high technology. Pop: 155 432 (2001)
a unitary authority in S England, in Wiltshire. Pop: 181 200 (2003 est). Area: 230 sq km (89 sq miles)
noun, plural swine. 1. any stout, cloven-hoofed artiodactyl of the Old World family Suidae, having a thick hide sparsely covered with coarse hair, a disklike snout, and an often short, tasseled tail: now of worldwide distribution and hunted or raised for its meat and other products. Compare hog, pig1 , wild boar. 2. the domestic […]
noun, Veterinary Pathology. 1. hog cholera. noun 1. an infectious viral disease of pigs, characterized by fever, refusal to eat, weight loss, and diarrhoea US term hog cholera
noun, Pathology. 1. a highly contagious form of influenza caused by infection with a filterable virus first isolated from swine. swine flu (swīn) A highly contagious form of influenza seen in swine, caused by a virus of the family Orthomyxoviridae. The infection is communicable to humans and caused a worldwide epidemic in 1918.
noun 1. a person who tends swine. noun 1. (archaic) a person who looks after pigs