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Ramp

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun ramp:

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

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Definition of the noun ramp

What does ramp mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ramps

  1. an inclined surface connecting two levels
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of ramp: incline
    • more generic term: inclined plane = a simple machine for elevating objects
    • more specific term: ski jump = a steep downward ramp from which skiers jump
  2. North American perennial having a slender bulb and whitish flowers
  3. a movable staircase that passengers use to board or leave an aircraft
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: staircase / stairway = a way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps

Alternative definition of the noun ramp

noun

  1. An inclined surface that connects two levels; an incline.
  2. [context: aviation] A mobile staircase that is attached to the doors of an airliner at an airport.
  3. [context: skating] A construction used to do skating tricks, usually in the form of part of a pipe.
  4. An American plant, Allium tricoccum, related to the onion; a wild leek.
  5. [context: Appalachia] A promiscuous man or woman; a general insult for a worthless person.

Specialised definition of the noun ramp

Glossary of sports

a sloping part of the ground, going from one level to another (2008. Dictionary of Leisure, Travel and Tourism. Third edition. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

Definition of the verb ramp

What does ramp mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: ramped | ramping | ramps

  1. behave violently, as if in state of a great anger
    • lexical domain: Stative - verbs of being, having, spatial relations
    • synonyms of ramp: rage / storm
    • more generic words: act / behave / do = behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior
  2. furnish with a ramp
  3. be rampant
  4. creep up -- used especially of plants
    • example: The roses ramped over the wall
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • more generic terms: climb / climb up / go up / mount = go upward with gradual or continuous progress
  5. stand with arms or forelegs raised, as if menacing
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • more generic terms: stand / stand up = be standing

Alternative definition of the verb ramp

verb

  1. To behave violently; to rage.
  2. To stand in a rampant position.

Groups

  1. Ramp is a Portuguese heavy metal band. They began their career in 1989. Their heavy metal is more similar to that which is played in America, rather than its European counterpart. They are often called the "Portuguese Metallica". One feature they were always capable of maintaining throughout their albums is originality. The peak of their career was undeniably in 1998/99, with the album "EDR" and the following promotional tour. In 2003, they released their first self-produced record, entitled "Nude". Ramp is one of the most influential metal bands in Portugal. They have played on all main rock events in Portugal, namely 3 appearances on the summer rock festival Super Bock Super Rock, in Lisbon. Also played Ozzfest 2002, T99, Optimus Alive 2009, Rock In Rio 2010/2012, Vilar de Mouros 1996.
  2. Ramp was an American soul/jazz band from Cincinnati, Ohio. Andy Kellman glosses the band's name as "Roy Ayers Music Productions"; others have interpreted it as "Roy Ayers Music Project" - but Ayers was not a member, though he did write and produce songs on the group's debut album.
  3. Ramp is a musical group, record producers.

There are other groups with in their name, like Snail Ramp, Violent Ramp.

Music

  1. "Ramp" is a musical album of Åge Aleksandersen.
    • released in (35 years ago)
  2. "Ramp" is a musical album of Giant Sand.
    • released in (24 years ago)
  3. "Ramp" is a musical album of Ain Agan.
    • released in (20 years ago)

Film

"Ramp" is a 2012 documentary,short and fantasy film directed by Sama Waham.

Place

Ramp a.k.a. Ramp, West Virginia: Ramp is an unincorporated community in Summers County, West Virginia, United States. Ramp is northeast of Hinton.

Miscellanea

  1. Ramp a.k.a. denticleless homolog (Drosophila) is a gene.
    • also known as denticleless homolog, RA-regulated nuclear matrix-associated protein, RA regulated nuclear matrix associated protein
  2. Ramp a.k.a. regeneration associated muscle protease is a gene.
  3. Ramp a.k.a. zinc finger, MYM-type 2 is a gene.
    • also known as zinc finger protein 198, fused in myeloproliferative disorder, rearranged in an atypical myeloproliferative disorder

Phrases with Ramp

Phrases starting with the word Ramp:

  1. ramp up
  2. Ramp-Up
  3. Ramp Ceremony
  4. Ramp Cove Supercoil

Phrases ending with the word Ramp:

  1. On-Ramp
  2. Off-Ramp
  3. Vert ramp
  4. Moving Ramp

Other phrase containing the word Ramp:

  1. to ramp up

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ramp

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Google previewCalculus I with Precalculus (2011)

by Ron Larson

air ramp is A business air ramp is A business hair ramp is A business...

Google previewMiller Highway Project Between West 59th Street to West 72nd Street, New York County (2000)

Environmental Impact Statement

The southbound entrance ramp is the lane that arcs through Riverside Park just above the northwest corner of the Chatsworth Apartments. It leads beneath the highway just south of the pedestrian underpass at West 73rd Street and aligns with ...

Google previewBulletin of the International Railway Association (1908)

by International Railway Association

The ramp is a fixture on the permanent way. It is always true to gauge in height above the rail-level, and therefore, it must always give the same signal. It is not dependent on any mechanical connections to the signal cabin. By making the angle ...

Google previewMonthly Bulletin (1908)

(English edition) by International Railway Congress Association

The ramp is a fixture on the permanent way. It is always true to gauge in height above the rail-level, and therefore, it must always give the same signal. It is not dependent on any mechanical connections to the signal cabin. By making the angle ...

Google previewBulletin of the International Railway Congress Association (1908)

by International Railway Congress Association

The ramp is a fixture on the permanent way. It is always true to gauge in height above the rail-level, and therefore, it must always give the same signal. It is not dependent on any mechanical connections to the signal cabin. By making the angle ...

Google previewWest Virginia Off the Beaten Path®, 7th (2009)

A Guide to Unique Places by Su Clauson-Wicker

A ramp is a potently flavored wild scallion, a vegetable with staying power. It grows abundantly in rocky West Virginia hills and is often the first green vegetation to sprout on the hillsides in late March and early April. In pioneer times the ramp ...

Google previewHandbook of International Electrical Safety Practices (2011)

by Princeton Energy Resources International

Ramp means an inclined walking or working surface that is used togainaccess to one point from another. A ramp may be constructed from earth or from structural materials such as steelorwood. Registered Professional Engineer means a ...

Google previewBlender Foundations (2013)

The Essential Guide to Learning Blender 2.5 by Roland Hess

Basically, a ramp is a band that varies in color and possibly in Alpha across its width. Figure 7.7 shows a typical color ramp. Each of the vertical bars within the band represent a set RGB and Alpha point. The ramp interprets the colors between ...

Google previewLooking for Los Angeles (2001)

Architecture, Film, Photography, and the Urban Landscape by Charles G. Salas, Michael S. Roth

The ride down the exit ramp is a ride back to earth — to society as it exists in history.

Google previewBarry's Introduction to Construction of Buildings (2013)

by Stephen Emmitt, Christopher A. Gorse

Ramps A ramp is a surface, sloping uniformly as an inclined plane, linking different levels.

Google previewRamp Safety Practices (2011)

by Joanne Landry, Shane Ingolia

An airport ramp is an area where aircraft, equipment, service providers, flight crews, and passengers converge. Coordination of multiple activities for flight arrivals and departures involving a variety of services is often complex, concurrent, and ...

Google previewThe Science Teacher's Activity-A-Day, Grades 5-10 (2010)

Over 180 Reproducible Pages of Quick, Fun Projects that Illustrate Basic Concepts by Pam Walker, Elaine Wood

A ramp is a type of simple machine called an inclined plane. These flat, sloping surfaces make moving objects from one height to another easier. Inclined planes do not reduce the work done, but they do reduce the force required. In this activity ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Underworld (2015)

British and American by Eric Partridge

ex Scottish rammish,' untamed; violent ramp, n. Robbery by violence or sudden snatching, whether from person or from place: 1812, J. H. Vaux, 'A man convicted of the offence, is said to have been done for a ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, The Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport (2009)

by Martin P. Schwellnus

Manipulation of these variables categorizes a progressive exercise test as either a fast or slow ramp protocol (Bentley et al. 2001a; Bishop et al. 1998a). The suitability of these different types of progressive exercise tests for measuring the main ...

Google previewAn alphabetical dictionary of coats of arms belonging to families in Great Britain and Ireland, ed. by A.W. Morant (1874)

by Alfred William W. Morant

a lion ramp. or. Roger Williams, Llangibby Castle, co. Monmouth; confirmed 1070; Baronetcy lfi42 ; descended through Rhys Gocli, Lord of Ystradyw, co. Brecknock, from Caradoc Vreichvras ; a heiress m. Adams.

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Pyrotechnics (2012)

(and Related Subjects) - B&W by B. J. Kosanke, Barry T. Sturman, Robert M. Winokur

Ramp Firing Current Test The ramp firing current test was selected because it was thought to be able to reveal much about an electric match's performance in a relatively small number of trials (typically about 25 match firings). In these tests ...

Google previewAn Alphabetical Dictionary of Coats of Arms Belonging to Families in Great Britain and Ireland (1874)

by John Woody Papworth

three lions ramp. gu. Gussey, Woodland, co. Devon. Horsey, co. Berks. Heys. De la Hese ...

Google previewThe Handy English Word Book, Forming a Complete Dictionary Appendix (1877)

Containing English Spellings and Spelling Rules; the Dictionary of English Inflected Words; Punctuation Based on the Analysis of Sentences; a Copious List of Foreign Quotations Re-spelt for Pronunciation by James Stormonth

ramp, also romp v., ramp-est, ramps,

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Quotes about Ramp

People didn't always see a person with a disability who had to use a ramp or elevator as people who have been given unnecessary privileges. But I run into that often now. People are saying, 'Why do we have to go to great expense for these people?' (Major Owens)
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Scrabble value of R1A1M3P3

The value of this 4-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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