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Ram appears in many palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Marian I ram as a marina I ram.
  • Guns fired, I arm a ram-raider if snug.
  • Ed, I saw Harpo Marx ram Oprah W. aside.
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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb RAM:

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The word ram is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun ram

What does ram mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • ram: rams
  • RAM: RAMs

  1. 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
  2. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aries
  3. 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
  4. a tool for driving or forcing something by impact
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: tool = an implement used in the practice of a vocation
    • more specific terms:
      • battering ram = a ram used to break down doors of fortified buildings
      • rammer = a tool for driving something with force
    • part: head = the striking part of a tool
  5. uncastrated adult male sheep
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of ram: tup
    • more generic word: sheep = woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat
    • part: horn = one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates
    • young animal: lamb
    • female animal: ewe
    • male animal: ram
    • collective noun: flock
    • collateral adjective: arietine / ovine
    • culinary noun for meat: lamb / mutton

Alternative definition of the noun ram

noun

  1. A male sheep.
  2. A battering ram; a heavy object used for breaking through doors.
  3. A warship intended to sink other ships by ramming them.
  4. A piston powered by hydraulic pressure.

noun

  1. [soccer] someone connected with Derby County Football Club, as a fan, player, coach etc.

Definition of the verb ram

What does ram mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: rammed, ramming

  1. strike or drive against with a heavy impact
    • example: ram the gate with a sledgehammer
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonyms of ram: pound / ram down
    • more generic word: thrust = push forcefully
  2. force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonyms of ram: drive / force
    • more generic word: thrust = push forcefully
    • more specific words: toenail / toe = drive obliquely
  3. undergo damage or destruction on impact
  4. crowd or pack to capacity
    • example: They ram the books into the box
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Destination, locative adverb]I put the book here/there | I spooned the sauce there
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] between / in between [Destination, plural]He wedged the diamond between shifting dunes
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] into / onto [Destination]I funneled the mixture into the bottle
      [Theme - concrete object] [Verb] into [Destination]The company is wedging into new markets

      Verbs of Putting (with the same syntax): bang, dump, funnel, hammer, pound, push, shake, squeeze, sweep, wedge.

    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonyms of ram: chock up / cram / jam / jampack / wad
    • more generic word: stuff = cram into a cavity

Other definitions of ram

What does ram also mean?

acronym

  1. [electronics, computing] random access memory
  2. [context: project management] responsibility assignment matrix
  3. [context: risk management] reliability availability maintainability
  4. [military] radar absorbant material, a material absorbant to radar

People

  1. Ram is an Indian film director, who works in Tamil cinema. After assisting Hindi directors Rajkumar Santoshi and working under Balu Mahendra, he made his directorial debut with Kattradhu Thamizh, which fetched him strong critical acclaim. His second film Thanga Meengal also won critical praise and three National Film Awards.
    • also known as Ramsubramaniam, Ram Subbu
    • born on (41 years ago) in Chennai
    • nationality: India
    • profession: Film director, screenwriter, actor
    • read more about Ram (actor)
  2. Ram a.k.a. Priyadarshini Ram was an Indian advertising executive and Telugu filmmaker.
  3. Ram is an actor.
    • also known as Ram Babu, Ram Dada, Ram-Arjun, Ram-Stylo, Rambabu, Rambhai, Rambhau, Ramdada, Ramjee, Ramji, Ramu, Ram of Stylo, Ram Stylo
    • profession: Actor
  4. Ram a.k.a. Raam Shetty is a writer, film director and actor.
  5. Ram is a film editor.
    • profession: Film editor
  6. Ram is an actor.
  7. Ram is an actor.
  8. Ram is an actor.
  9. Ram is an actor.
  10. Ram a.k.a. Ram Swarup is a screenwriter.
  11. Ram a.k.a. Ram D is a film director and screenwriter.

There are other people with in their name, like Ram Das, Ram Lal, Ram Ord, Sri Ram, Andy Ram, Atma Ram, Bega Ram, Buck Ram, Gaya Ram, Kana Ram and many others.

Characters

  1. Ram is a fictional character from the 1988 film Heathers.
  2. Ram is a fictional character in the 1982 film Tron.
  3. Ram is a fictional character from the 1992 film Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama.
  4. Ram is a fictional character from the 2013 romantic drama film Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela.
  5. Ram is a fictional character from the 2005 film Mumbai Godfather.
  6. Ram is a fictional character from the 2002 film Panchathantiram.
  7. Ram is a fictional character from the 2010 film Mahayoddha Rama.
  8. Ram is a fictional character from the 2008 film Hare Ram.
  9. Ram is a fictional character from the 1982 film Dharam Kanta.
  10. Ram is a fictional character from the 1972 film Zameen Aasmaan.
  11. Ram is a fictional character from the 2010 film Em Pillo Em Pillado.
  12. Ram is a fictional character from the 1979 film Aap Ke Deewane.
  13. Ram is a fictional character from the 1965 film Shankar Sita Ansuya.
  14. Ram is a fictional character from the 2010 film Lava Kusa: The Warrior Twins.
  15. Ram is a fictional character from the 1976 film Sita Swayamvar.
  16. Ram is a fictional character from the 1937 film Kisan Kanya.
  17. Ram is a fictional character from the 1993 film Badi Bahen.
  18. Ram is a fictional character from the 2010 film Aalasyam Amrutham.
  19. Ram is a fictional character from the 1965 film Johar-Mehmood in Goa.
  20. Ram is a fictional character from the 2010 film Orange.
  21. Ram is a fictional character from the 1936 film Seeta Bibaha.
  22. Ram is a fictional character from the 2005 film Athanokkade.
  23. Ram is a fictional character from the 1948 film Shaheed.
  24. Ram is a fictional character from Main Bhi Ladki Hoon.
  25. Ram is a fictional character from the 1985 film Teri Meherbaniyan.
  26. Ram is a fictional character from the 1963 film Dil Ek Mandir.
  27. Ram is a fictional character from the 2005 film Ghajini.
  28. Ram is a fictional character from the 1986 film Tahkhana.
  29. Ram is a fictional character from the 1988 film Ram-Avtar.
  30. Ram is a fictional character from the 2011 film Desperate Endeavors.
  31. Ram is a fictional film character.
  32. Ram is a fictional character from the 2006 film Something Something... Unakkum Enakkum.
  33. Ram is a fictional character from the 2012 film 3.
  34. Ram is a fictional character from the 1955 film Railway Platform.
  35. Ram is a fictional character from the 1996 film Jung.
  36. Ram is a fictional character from the 1980 film Ram Robert Rahim.
  37. Ram is a fictional character from the 1974 film Insaaniyat.
  38. Ram is a fictional character from the 1970 film Maa Aur Mamta.
  39. Ram is a fictional character from the 2013 film 6.
    • in the film "6", played by Shaam
  40. Ram is a fictional character from the 1987 film Jaan Hatheli Pe.
  41. Ram is a fictional character from the 2004 film Anand.
  42. Ram is a fictional character from the 2009 film Zor Lagaa Ke...Haiya!.
  43. Ram is a fictional character from the 1968 film Sadhu Aur Shaitaan.
  44. Ram is a fictional character from the 2005 film Hanuman.
  45. Ram is a fictional character from the 2013 film Seduction.
  46. Ram is a fictional character from Le prix d'une femme.
  47. Ram is a fictional character from the 2003 film Nayee Padosan.
  48. Ram is a fictional character from the 1968 film Neel Kamal.
  49. Ram is a fictional character from the 1982 film Samraat.
  50. Ram is a fictional character from the 1975 film Anokha.
  51. Ram is a fictional character from the film Astoria Park.
  52. Ram is a fictional character from the 1989 film Clerk.
  53. Ram is a fictional character from the 2013 film Ramaiya Vastavaiya.
  54. Ram is a fictional character from the 1971 film Upaasna.
  55. Ram is a fictional character from the 1984 film Haisiyat.
  56. Ram is a fictional character from the 1967 film Lav Kush.
  57. Ram is a fictional character from the 1989 film Galiyon Ka Badshah.
  58. Ram is a fictional character from the 2001 romance and comedy film Trip.
  59. Ram is a fictional character from the 1980 film Swayamvar.
  60. Ram: Ran is a fictional character in the 2009 comedy film Just Dance.
  61. Ram is a fictional character from the 1995 film It's Not Unusual.
  62. Ram is a fictional character from the 2012 film Endukante... Premanta!.
  63. Ram is a fictional character from the 2014 film Koothara.
  64. Ram is a fictional character from the 2013 film Astu - So Be It.
  65. Ram is a fictional character from the 1966 comedy crime film Gambit.
  66. Ram is a fictional character from Disney's 1964 musical film Mary Poppins.
  67. Ram is a fictional character from the 2013 film Whistle.
  68. Ram is a fictional character from the 2010 romantic thriller film Sri Harikathe.
  69. Ram is a fictional character from the 2007 comedy drama film Rocket Science.
  70. ram is a fictional film character.
  71. Ram is a fictional film character.

There are other characters with in their name, like Ram Man, rem-ram, Mola Ram, Ram Babu, Ram Koti, Ganga Ram, Lallu Ram, Mohan Ram, Ram Gopal, Ram Jaane, Ram Kumar, Ram Menon, Ram Mohan, Ram Pyari, Ram Sinha, Ram Kishan, Ram Lakhan, Ram Naresh.

Films

  1. "Ram" is a film.
  2. "Ram" is a film, directed by Nkalubo Ronnie.

Miscellanea

Ram is a fictional character from the 1967 film Ram Aur Shyam.

Phrases with Ram

Phrases starting with the word Ram:

  1. ram disk
  2. ram down
  3. ram home
  4. Ram Pack
  5. Ram Raided
  6. Ram-Raided
  7. ram's horn
  8. ram's-head
  9. Ram cichlid
  10. Ram's Horn Squid
  11. Ram's Horn Milkvetch
  12. Ram's Head Lady's Slipper
  13. ram's-head lady's slipper

Phrases ending with the word Ram:

  1. Cc Ram
  2. Chimarra ram
  3. aries the ram
  4. battering ram
  5. hydraulic ram
  6. species Chimarra ram

Other phrase containing the word Ram:

  1. Louisiana Ram's Horn

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ram

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Google previewA Text Book Of Professional Communication (2006)

by Subhash Ranade

Incorrect — Ram is a M.P., Correct — Ram is an M.P., Incorrect — Late Pt. Nehru went to the prison many a times. Correct — The late Pt. Nehru went to prison many a time. Incorrect — Punjab is the most fertile province of India. Correct — The ...

Google previewA Text Book of Scientific and Technical Communication Writing for Engineers and Professionals (2007)

by S.D. Sharma

Incorrect — Ram is a M.P., Correct — Ram is an M.P., Incorrect — Late Pt. Nehru went to the prison many a times. Correct — The late Pt. Nehru went to prison many a time. Incorrect — Punjab is the most fertile province of India. Correct — The ...

Google previewINTRO TO EMBEDDED SYSTEMS 1E

by SHIBU

NVRAM Non-volatile RAM is a random access memory with battery backup. It contains static RAM based...

Read-Write Memory/Random Access Memory (RAM) RAM is the data memory or working memory of the controller/ processor.

Google previewFrom Donkey's Mouth and Other Short Stories (2013)

by Subba Rao

Sam Ram is a prosperous hotelier and also owns the only two gas stations in town.

Google previewComputer Fundaments (WBSCTE)

by Ashok Arora

So, RAM is a volatile memory. RAM is a read/write type of memory, and thus can be read and written by the user/programmer. As it is possible to randomly use any location of this memory, this memory is known as random access memory.

Google previewPower Tools for Ableton Live 9 (2013)

Master Ableton's Music Production and Live Performance Application by Jake Perrine

RAM is the highspeed memory that holds the applications and documents that you currently have open. This memory iscleared whenyoushut the computer down, and it must be reloaded when you next restartthe system. Your OSuses some ...

Google previewComputer Fundamentals and Applications

by Ashok Arora

So, RAM is a volatile memory. RAM is a read/write type of memory, and thus can be read and written by the user/programmer. As it is possible to randomly use any location of this memory, this memory is known as random access memory.

Google previewDigital Vlsi Design (2010)

by Singh Ajay Kumar

RAM is a Read/W rite memory this means both write and read operation can be performed. Write operation means modification in the stored data bits whereas read operation means retrieval of the stored data on demand. There are two write ...

Google previewDigital VLSI Systems Design (2007)

A Design Manual for Implementation of Projects on FPGAs and ASICs Using Verilog by Seetharaman Ramachandran

A RAM is a read-writeable memory and is a collection of storage cells like registers together with address decoding circuits. RAM cells are organized as 8 bits (or a byte), 16 bits (or a word), and so on per location. Each location can be ...

Google previewAlgorithms – ESA 2005 (2005)

13th Annual European Symposium, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, October 3-6, 2005, Proceedings by Stefano Leonardi

where RAM is a scarce resource. In this paper we present algorithms that reduce the memory need without sacrificing speed too much. The main results are: Assuming an ...

Google previewMicroprocessors—GATE, PSUS AND ES Examination

by Satish K Karna

The Zero Power RAM is a CMOS This has...

Google previewAgricultural and Horticultural Engineering (2013)

Principles, Models, Systems and Techniques by Clifford J Studman

The RAM is the part of the memory where data can not only be obtained (a read), but fresh data can also be stored (a write).

Google previewMining and Scientific Press (1907)

THE hydraulic ram is an apparatus that employs the dynamic pressure produced by stopping a column of moving water to...

Google previewUnderstanding Language Understanding (1999)

Computational Models of Reading by Ashwin Ram, Kenneth Moorman

Ashwin Ram is an associate professor in the College of Computing of the Georgia Institute of Technology,

Ram is a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of the Learning Sciences and the International Journal of Applied ...

Google previewUpgrading and Repairing PCs (2003)

by Scott Mueller

Memory often is called RAM, for random access memory. Main memory is called RAM because you can randomly (as opposed to sequentially) access any location in memory. This designation is somewhat misleading and often misinterpreted.

Google previewContinuum Encyclopedia of Animal Symbolism in World Art (2006)

by Hope B. Werness

Several Egyptian deities took ram form, including those associated with particular locales such as Khnum, worshipped at Elephantine and Esna; Herishef, worshipped at Herakleopolis; and Kherti in the region of Letopolis. Most important was ...

Google previewDictionary of Nature Myths (2000)

Legends of the Earth, Sea, and Sky by Tamra Andrews

ARIES, THE RAM The ram played a large role in the mythologies of many cultures, and was thu j a fitting animal to be represented in the heavens. The significance of this constellation lies in its position in the sky, rather than in its brightness.

Google previewContinuum Encyclopedia of Native Art (2003)

Worldview, Symbolism, and Culture in Africa, Oceania, and North America by Hope B. Werness

Ram. Rams are found frequently in African sculpture where they symbolize power, particularly the power of rulers. Rams are reputed not to fight often, but when they do, they engage the enemy fiercely and indefatigably.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Indian Cinema (2014)

by Ashish Rajadhyaksha, Paul Willemen

Raktalekha ( Ram Mukherjee, B, 1992) Raktanadir Dhara (Ram Mukherjee, B, 1994) Rakter ...

Google previewDictionary of Information Technology (2010)

by Ramesh Bangia

RAM cache Short for random access memory cache. Cache memory that is used by the system to store and retrieve data from ...

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Sign language

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Quotes about Ram

The ex-minister is still the minister
And the ex-lover is still the lover
As far as the incumbents are concerned.
That late Ram must be Mr. Ram is Ram’s wish.
30.11.2011 (Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar)
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Scrabble value of R1A1M3

The value of this 3-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of RAM

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