verb (used with object), rammed, ram·ming.
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Origin of ram1
OTHER WORDS FROM ramramlike, adjectiveun·rammed, adjective
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH RAMRAM , ROM
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Example sentences from the Web for ram
The laptop is slower, thicker, and heavier than last year's, with less storage, fewer cameras, and less RAM.Samsung backtracks on $1,000 Chromebooks with cheaper Galaxy Chromebook 2|Ron Amadeo|January 7, 2021|Ars Technica
In most modern implementations, this means for every 64-bit word stored in RAM, there are eight checking bits.Why don’t PCs use error correcting RAM? “Because Intel,” says Linus|Jim Salter|January 6, 2021|Ars Technica
The Pixelbook Go Chromebook can be upgraded with larger RAM and larger internal storage depending upon your needs.
Taylor was shot eight times in her home after three officers used a battering ram to enter it under the authority of a no-knock warrant.The policing reforms in the Breonna Taylor settlement, explained|Fabiola Cineas|September 17, 2020|Vox
Android Central lists the OnePlus 8T with a 120Hz OLED panel, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage.OnePlus 8T reportedly launches in October with 120Hz OLED, Snapdragon 865+|Ron Amadeo|September 4, 2020|Ars Technica
Where and when and why did Russ meet Ram Dass, for goodness sakes?
And then the ram is caught by its horns in the bush and is sacrificed instead.The American Prophet of Delusion: Robert Stone in Conversation|David Samuels|November 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They wanted to ram that fact down the throat of would-be rivals, like the Russians, and even longtime friends, like the French.
Sales of the Ram Truck line were up 29 percent year over year, whiles sales of the Dodge Durango SUV were up 117 percent.
Encouraged by this success, Audi, Grand Cherokee and Ram all have plans to launch diesel vehicles going forward.July was the Greenest Month Ever for U.S. Car Sales|Anna Batchelor|August 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Each man took an equal share, but they gave me the ram which had saved my life.
The ram settled back slightly, till the rope was almost taut.The Watchers of the Trails|Charles G. D. Roberts
Just as the effort seemed more than she could keep up, Ram moved away from her bed.Bengal Dacoits and Tigers|Maharanee Sunity Devee
Besides the loss of the smoke-stack and steering-gear, the injuries to the casemate of the ram were very severe.The Gulf and Inland Waters|A. T. Mahan
I would to God there could be a Jehovah-jireh, 'a ram caught in the thicket,' to prevent the sacrifice of that people.Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 4 (of 10)|John Gibson Lockhart.
British Dictionary definitions for ram (1 of 5)
verb rams, ramming or rammed
Derived forms of ramrammer, noun
Word Origin for ram
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n acronym for computing
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Acronym for random access memory, which is a type of memory in which a reader can go to a specific item without having to start at the beginning. Random access memories can often be altered once an item is found. (See computer memory and magnetic memory storage; compare ROM.)