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Definition of Ramp

Ramp

  1. To spring; to leap; to bound; to rear; to prance; to become rampant; hence, to frolic; to romp.
  2. To move by leaps, or as by leaps; hence, to move swiftly or with violence.
  3. To climb, as a plant; to creep up.
  4. A leap; a spring; a hostile advance.
  5. A highwayman; a robber.
  6. A romping woman; a prostitute.
  7. Any sloping member, other than a purely constructional one, such as a continuous parapet to a staircase.
  8. A short bend, slope, or curve, where a hand rail or cap changes its direction.
  9. An inclined plane serving as a communication between different interior levels.

Ramp Quotations

When you're a short actor you stand on apple boxes, you walk on a ramp. When you're a short star everybody else walks in a ditch.
Michael J. Fox

I have an airplane hangar with 17 cars in it. That's no joke. I have a 'half pipe' in there, too - you know, like a big ramp, where I skateboard. It's awesome. It's the ultimate fantasy.
Paul Walker

I think some people ramp a side of themselves up for performance purposes.
Jo Brand

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

When I was a kid, I would do stupid things on my bike. I'd jump any ramp, I'd jump over people, I'd jump over things - always crashing, never hurting myself badly but always wanting to take physical risks.
Eric Bana
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Ramp Translations

ramp in French is rampe
ramp in German is Rampe
ramp in Italian is rampa
ramp in Spanish is rampa

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