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RAM (n.)

1957, acronym for random access memory (computerese).

ram (n.)

Old English ramm "male sheep," also "battering ram, instrument for crushing or driving by impact," and the zodiac sign; earlier rom "male sheep," a West Germanic word (cognates: Middle Low German, Middle Dutch, Dutch, Old High German ram), of unknown origin. Perhaps [Klein] connected with Old Norse rammr "strong," Old Church Slavonic ramenu "impetuous, violent."

ram (v.)

c. 1300, "to beat with a heavy implement, make the ground firm by tamping," from ram (n.). By 1864 as "dash violently against, strike with great force." Related: Rammed; ramming.

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Definitions of RAM
1
ram (v.)
strike or drive against with a heavy impact;
ram the gate with a sledgehammer
Synonyms: ram down / pound
ram (v.)
force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically;
She rammed her mind into focus
Synonyms: force / drive
ram (v.)
undergo damage or destruction on impact;
Synonyms: crash
ram (v.)
crowd or pack to capacity;
Synonyms: jam / jampack / chock up / cram / wad
2
ram (n.)
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;
Synonyms: random-access memory / random access memory / random memory / read/write memory
ram (n.)
a tool for driving or forcing something by impact;
ram (n.)
uncastrated adult male sheep;
Synonyms: tup
3
Ram (n.)
(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aries;
Synonyms: Aries
Ram (n.)
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;
Synonyms: Aries / Aries the Ram
From wordnet.princeton.edu