Associations to the word «Ramp»


RAMP, noun. An inclined surface that connects two levels; an incline.
RAMP, noun. A road that connects a freeway to a surface street or another freeway.
RAMP, noun. (aviation) A mobile staircase that is attached to the doors of an aircraft at an airport
RAMP, noun. (aviation) A place where an aircraft parks, next to a terminal, for loading and unloading (see also apron)
RAMP, noun. (skating) A construction used to do skating tricks, usually in the form of part of a pipe.
RAMP, noun. A speed bump
RAMP, verb. To behave violently; to rage.
RAMP, verb. To spring; to leap; to bound, rear, or prance; to move swiftly or violently.
RAMP, verb. To climb, like a plant; to creep up.
RAMP, verb. To stand in a rampant position.
RAMP, verb. (intransitive) To change value, often at a steady rate
RAMP, noun. An American plant, Allium tricoccum, related to the onion; a wild leek.
RAMP, noun. (Appalachia) A promiscuous man or woman; a general insult for a worthless person.
RAMP CEREMONY, noun. A memorial service for a fallen soldier, held at the airport prior to the departure of the aircraft carrying the deceased person's body, or for the arrival of the same aircraft at the deceased's home base.
RAMP UP, verb. (intransitive) To increase rapidly to a new value.
RAMP UP, verb. (transitive) To increase (something) rapidly to a new value; to cause (something) to ramp up.
RAMP UP, verb. (intransitive) To start up; to be in an initial phase of rapid increase.
RAMP UP, verb. (transitive) (management) To start (something) up; to cause (something) to ramp up.

Dictionary definition

RAMP, noun. An inclined surface connecting two levels.
RAMP, noun. North American perennial having a slender bulb and whitish flowers.
RAMP, noun. A movable staircase that passengers use to board or leave an aircraft.
RAMP, verb. Behave violently, as if in state of a great anger.
RAMP, verb. Furnish with a ramp; "The ramped auditorium".
RAMP, verb. Be rampant; "the lion is rampant in this heraldic depiction".
RAMP, verb. Creep up -- used especially of plants; "The roses ramped over the wall".
RAMP, verb. Stand with arms or forelegs raised, as if menacing.

Wise words

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