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Definition of Ram


  1. The male of the sheep and allied animals. In some parts of England a ram is called a tup.
  2. Aries, the sign of the zodiac which the sun enters about the 21st of March.
  3. The constellation Aries, which does not now, as formerly, occupy the sign of the same name.
  4. An engine of war used for butting or battering.
  5. In ancient warfare, a long beam suspended by slings in a framework, and used for battering the walls of cities; a battering-ram.
  6. A heavy steel or iron beak attached to the prow of a steam war vessel for piercing or cutting down the vessel of an enemy; also, a vessel carrying such a beak.
  7. A hydraulic ram. See under Hydraulic.
  8. The weight which strikes the blow, in a pile driver, steam hammer, stamp mill, or the like.
  9. The plunger of a hydraulic press.
  10. To butt or strike against; to drive a ram against or through; to thrust or drive with violence; to force in; to drive together; to cram; as, to ram an enemy's vessel; to ram piles, cartridges, etc.
  11. To fill or compact by pounding or driving.

Ram Quotations

Don't worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you'll have to ram them down people's throats.
Howard Aiken

I was a really lousy artist as a kid. Too abstract expressionist; or I'd draw a big ram's head, really messy. I'd never win painting contests. I remember losing to a guy who did a perfect Spiderman.
Jean-Michel Basquiat

I believe in horoscopes. I was born under the sign of the Ram, which means I'm headstrong, don't like people telling me what to do.
Loretta Lynn

When you take a lot of stick you want to ram it down people's throats.
Frank Lampard

There are all kinds of addictions, and I've got every single one. If you set me in front of anything, I will do it until I ram it into the ground and it's done working for me.
Andy Dick
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Ram Translations

ram in French is ram
ram in German is Schreib-Lese-Speicher, Ram
ram in Swedish is ramm, gumse, bagge
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