Origin of ramp1
OTHER WORDS FROM rampramp·ing·ly, adverbun·ramped, adjective
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Origin of ramp2
How to use ramp in a sentence
If a user is going up a steep ramp and is in danger of tipping over, the software sounds an alarm and can alert designated people nearby to help.Start-ups seek to breathe new life into stagnant wheelchair industry|Dalvin Brown|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
The Nissan shuddered then stopped in the middle of an exit ramp.Was a three-week trip to New Orleans for work or vacation? Both.|Andrea Sachs|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
Bridges, ramps and overpasses will be particularly hazardous for motorists.Snow and ice to make travel hazardous in D.C. area on Thursday|Jason Samenow, Wes Junker|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
One of the cars, a Chevrolet Impala, had run out of gas and was stopped on the ramp.As police continue probe of Britt Reid crash, 5-year-old remains in critical condition|Rick Maese|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
Police said they responded to a three-vehicle collision on an entrance ramp to Interstate 435 with life-threatening injuries.Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid involved in car accident that injured two children|Mark Maske|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
Sorely missed talent, of course, only goes so far in ramping up excitement for a new sitcom.The Failure of ‘Sean Saves the World’ Is Epically Disappointing|Kevin Fallon|January 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was unimpressed, taking occasion to publicly rebuke Magomed Bilalov for ramping up costs and missing deadlines.
The stock market is at all-time high, auto companies are ramping up production, and home sales are recovering nicely.
Three groups new to the fight will be critical to ramping up the pressure on lawmakers.Joe Manchin’s Crusade to Get Gun Bill a Second Shot|Eleanor Clift|May 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Of course, none of these factors guarantee a ramping down of events in Gaza.
Then his gardeners eye was suddenly arrested by a perle des jardins that was ramping beyond all bounds.The Angel of Pain|E. F. Benson
He'll stand off until the fog lifts and then come ramping in as proud as Lucifer and look amazed when we send him in a bill.Captain Scraggs|Peter B. Kyne
Der storm is schreeching undt howling undt ramping like ten tousand teufels.The Ocean Wireless Boys and the Lost Liner|Wilbur Lawton
I should think that might have stopped your ramping, if anything could.Queen Hildegarde|Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards
Captain lacked the fire, the ramping keenness of the Ironwoods, the spirit and dash of the Finger Marks.Tharon of Lost Valley|Vingie E. Roe