Definition for RAM

RAM, v.t. [G. rammen; D. rammeijen; Dan. ramler, to ram or drive; rammer, to strike, to hit, to touch; W. rham, rhum, a thrusting, a projection forward. To the same family belong L. ramus, a branch, that is, a shoot or thrust, Heb. Ch. and Syr. רמה ramah, to throw, to project, Eth. ረመየ rami, to strike; Ar. رَمَي ramai, to shoot, to throw or dart. Class Rm, No. 7, 8, 9. See Cram.]

  1. To thrust or drive with violence; to force in; to drive down or together; as, to ram down a cartridge; to ram piles into the earth.
  2. To drive, as with a battering ram.
  3. To stuff; to cram.

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