verb (used with object), rammed, ram·ming.
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OTHER WORDS FROM ramramlike, adjectiveun·rammed, adjective
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH RAMRAM , ROM
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How to use ram in a sentence
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
In 2012, A. Dilligaf, a Swiss resident who asked that I not use his real name, says he bid on a 2004 Dodge Ram.
Where and when and why did Russ meet Ram Dass, for goodness sakes?
The Los Angeles Times called him “the most valuable Ram of all time.”
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.
Cleopatra's coffin, head of the Theban ram, and other Egyptian curiosities, arrived in England.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
It is the chief cereal, and the inhabitants say it originated in Ha-ram, China, nearly five thousand years ago.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
And he shall offer the sacrifice of an ephi for every calf, and an ephi for every ram: and a hin of oil for every ephi.
And the sacrifice of all ephi for a ram: but for the lambs what sacrifice his hand shall allow: and a hin of oil for every ephi.
When at close range, it pierced the "Cumberland" with its iron ram causing it to sink.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
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.)