Associations to the word «Ram»


RAM, noun. (electronics) (computing) random access memory.
RAM, noun. (project management) responsibility assignment matrix.
RAM, noun. (risk management) reliability availability maintainability.
RAM, noun. (military) radar-absorbent material, a material absorbent to radar.
RAM, proper noun. Royal Academy of Music.
RAM, noun. A male sheep.
RAM, noun. A battering ram; a heavy object used for breaking through doors.
RAM, noun. A warship intended to sink other ships by ramming them.
RAM, noun. A piston powered by hydraulic pressure.
RAM, noun. A weight which strikes a blow, in a ramming device such as a pile driver, a steam hammer, a stamp mill.
RAM, verb. (transitive) To intentionally collide with (a ship) with the intention of damaging or sinking it.
RAM, verb. (transitive) To strike (something) hard, especially with an implement.
RAM, verb. (transitive) To fill or compact by pounding or driving.
RAM, verb. To have sexual intercourse with
RAM, proper noun. The constellation Aries.
RAM, noun. (UK) (soccer) someone connected with Derby County Football Club, as a fan, player, coach etc.
RAM CICHLID, noun. Mikrogeophagus ramirezi, a species of freshwater fish endemic to the Orinoco River basin
RAM CICHLIDS, noun. Plural of ram cichlid
RAM DISK, noun. (computing) A virtual disk, implemented in software, that stores its contents in RAM.
RAM DISKS, noun. Plural of RAM disk
RAM PACK, noun. (computing) A hardware module containing RAM for use by another device.
RAM RAID, verb. Alternative spelling of ramraid
RAM RAID, noun. Alternative spelling of ramraid
RAM RAIDED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of ram raid
RAM RAIDING, verb. Present participle of ram raid
RAM RAIDS, noun. Plural of ram raid
RAM RAIDS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of ram raid

Dictionary definition

RAM, noun. The most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to be stored or accessed in any order and all storage locations are equally accessible.
RAM, noun. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aries.
RAM, noun. The first sign of the zodiac which the sun enters at the vernal equinox; the sun is in this sign from about March 21 to April 19.
RAM, noun. A tool for driving or forcing something by impact.
RAM, noun. Uncastrated adult male sheep; "a British term is `tup'".
RAM, verb. Strike or drive against with a heavy impact; "ram the gate with a sledgehammer"; "pound on the door".
RAM, verb. Force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically; "She rammed her mind into focus"; "He drives me mad".
RAM, verb. Undergo damage or destruction on impact; "the plane crashed into the ocean"; "The car crashed into the lamp post".
RAM, verb. Crowd or pack to capacity; "the theater was jampacked".

Wise words

A blow with a word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword.
Robert Burton