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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Origin of RAM
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH RAMRAM , ROM
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Example sentences from the Web for ram
After the Affordable Care Act was rammed through the Congress, something changed.
And he rammed his own rifle one inch from the face of the half-asleep figure.The Night the SEALS Captured the Butcher of Fallujah|Patrick Robinson|November 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
During a night operation in the Solomon Islands in 1943, the patrol torpedo boat he commanded was rammed by a Japanese destroyer.Three Great Men Died That Day: JFK, C.S. Lewis, and Aldous Huxley|John Garth|November 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I was very lucky that their ringleader lost his balance as he rammed his bicycle into my abdomen for the second time.
Not even Hurricane Fay, which rammed through the Orlando, Florida, area in August 2008, could wash away the child's legacy.
After a beginning was made, I was directed to set up the sticks, while Kit threw in the earth, and Mr. Mellowtone rammed it down.Field and Forest|Oliver Optic
And theres another item there--it was the Trident that rammed the sub.The Radio Detectives in the Jungle|A. Hyatt Verrill
Cartridges, as used by sportsmen with guns which load at the muzzle, are packages of shot compact, and rammed down in a body.Cradock Nowell, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Richard Doddridge Blackmore
Before this mortar had set, concrete was rammed in between it and the sheeting to a height of 18 ins.Concrete Construction|Halbert P. Gillette
The ship which had been rammed began to lurch and at last she sank, with her guns firing as she went down.Who Goes There?|Blackwood Ketcham Benson
British Dictionary definitions for ram (1 of 5)
verb rams, ramming or rammed
Derived forms of ramrammer, noun
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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.)