Origin of ream1
Other definitions for ream (2 of 2)
- to scold or reprimand severely (usually followed by out).
- to cheat; defraud.
Origin of ream2
How to use ream in a sentence
One of Parler’s selling points, extolled publicly by executives, was privacy — compared with the reams of data Twitter and Facebook collect on users.Parler is offline, but violent posts scraped by hackers will haunt users|Rachel Lerman, Nitasha Tiku|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
In advance of the committee meetings, the FDA will electronically send the panel — called the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee — voluminous briefing packets with reams of safety and efficacy data.Pfizer says its coronavirus vaccine is safe and 95% effective and that it will seek regulatory review within days|Carolyn Y. Johnson, Laurie McGinley|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Certainly, reams will be written in the coming months and years about why the work of opinion research turned out to be way more art than science when it came to this year’s balloting.The Unexpected Benefits of Thinking for Yourself in an Age of Polling|by Stephen Engelberg|November 9, 2020|ProPublica
The horizontal shaft and gear wheel are taken out and the bearings reamed out for a 1/2-in.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
After the pipe is cut this burr should be reamed out thoroughly.Elements of Plumbing|Samuel Dibble
When Rebecca appeared above the cellar-way with a flagon that reamed to a beaded top, the keys were back on the wall.Heralds of Empire|Agnes C. Laut
The hole for the scriber in the scriber clamp of a surface gage is reamed out to fit the rods used with inside micrometers.Measuring Tools|Unknown
Every bolt about the engine is made to a gauge, and every hole drilled and reamed to a templet.Illustrated Catalogue of Locomotives|M. Baird, et. al..