HyperDic: ram

English > 9 senses of the word RAM / Ram / ram:
VERBcontactram, ram down, poundstrike / strike or drive against with a heavy impact
contactram, force, driveforce into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically
contactram, crashundergo damage or destruction on impact
contactram, jam, jampack, chock up, cram, wadcrowd or pack to capacity
NOUNartifactRAM, random-access memory, random access memory, random memory, read/write memorythe most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on
person Ram, Aries(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aries
locationRam, Aries, Aries the Ramthe first sign of the zodiac which the sun enters at the vernal equinox
artifactrama tool for driving or forcing something by impact
animalram, tupuncastrated adult male sheep
RAM / Ram / ram > pronunciation
Soundsrae'm
RhymesAbraham ... yam: 73 rhymes with aem...
English > RAM: 9 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningThe 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.
Synonymsrandom-access memory, random access memory, random memory, read/write memory
PartsRAM disk(computer science) a virtual drive that is created by setting aside part of the random-access memory to use as if it were a group of sectors
buffer, buffer storage, buffer store(computer science) a part of RAM used for temporary storage of data that is waiting to be sent to a device
core, magnetic core(computer science) a tiny ferrite toroid formerly used in a random access memory to store one bit of data
Narrowermagnetic core memory, core memory(computer science) a computer memory consisting of an array of magnetic cores
Broadervolatile storagecomputer storage that is erased when the power is turned off
Spanishmemoria de acceso aleatorio, RAM
CatalanRAM
English > Ram: 9 senses > noun 2, person
Meaning(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aries.
SynonymAries
Categoryastrology, star divinationA pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
CatalanAries
English > Ram: 9 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningThe 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.
SynonymsAries, Aries the Ram
Instance ofsign of the zodiac, star sign, sign, mansion, house, planetary house(astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
SpanishAries
Catalanàries
English > ram: 9 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA tool for driving or forcing something by impact.
PartsheadThe striking part of a tool
Narrowerbattering ramA ram used to break down doors of fortified buildings
rammerA tool for driving something with force
BroadertoolAn implement used in the practice of a vocation
Verbsramforce into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically
ramstrike / strike or drive against with a heavy impact
English > ram: 9 senses > noun 5, animal
Meaninguncastrated adult male sheep.
Synonymtup
PartshornOne of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates
Broadersheepwoolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat
Spanishmorueco, tup
Catalanmarrà, tup
English > ram: 9 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningstrike / strike or drive against with a heavy impact.
PatternSomething ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"ram the gate with a sledgehammer"
Synonymsram down, pound
BroaderthrustPush forcefully
Spanishapisonar, aporrear
Catalanpitjar
Nounsrama tool for driving or forcing something by impact
rammera tool for driving something with force
English > ram: 9 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningForce into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Example"She rammed her mind into focus"
Synonymsforce, drive
Narrowertoe, toenailDrive obliquely
BroaderthrustPush forcefully
See alsoram downteach by drills and repetition
Similar todrivecompel somebody to do something, often against his own will or judgment
driveTo compel or force or urge relentlessly or exert coercive pressure on, or motivate strongly
Spanishdirigir, forzar
Nounsrama tool for driving or forcing something by impact
English > ram: 9 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningUndergo damage or destruction on impact.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymcrash
Broadercollide, clashcrash together with violent impact
Spanishchocar, estrellarse
Catalanestavellar-se, topar, xocar
English > ram: 9 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningcrowd or pack to capacity.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP; Somebody ----s something with something
ModelThey ram the books into the box
Synonymsjam, jampack, chock up, cram, wad
BroaderstuffCram into a cavity
Similar tocramput something somewhere so that the space is completely filled
Spanishabarrotar, apiñar, apretar, apretujar, embutir, empacar
Catalanabarrotar, apinyar, atapeir, embotir, empacar, entaforar, estrènyer, farcir, ficar, masegar

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