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 for ram
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: 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 [syn: random-access
           memory, random access memory, random memory, RAM,
           read/write memory]
      2: (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aries
         [syn: Aries, Ram]
      3: 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 [syn: Aries, Aries the Ram, Ram]
      4: a tool for driving or forcing something by impact
      5: uncastrated adult male sheep; "a British term is `tup'" [syn:
         ram, tup]
      v 1: strike or drive against with a heavy impact; "ram the gate
           with a sledgehammer"; "pound on the door" [syn: ram, ram
           down, pound]
      2: force into or from an action or state, either physically or
         metaphorically; "She rammed her mind into focus"; "He drives
         me mad" [syn: force, drive, ram]
      3: undergo damage or destruction on impact; "the plane crashed
         into the ocean"; "The car crashed into the lamp post" [syn:
         crash, ram]
      4: crowd or pack to capacity; "the theater was jampacked" [syn:
         jam, jampack, ram, chock up, cram, wad]

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