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ram

  
  ( rams    plural & 3rd person present)   ( ramming    present participle)   ( rammed    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If a vehicle rams something such as another vehicle, it crashes into it with a lot of force, usually deliberately.  
The thieves fled, ramming the policeman's car...      V n  
2       verb   If you ram something somewhere, you push it there with great force.  
He rammed the key into the lock and kicked the front door open.      V n adv/prep  
3       n-count   A ram is an adult male sheep.  
4   
    battering ram  
5    If something rams home a message or a point, it makes it clear in a way that is very forceful and that people are likely to listen to.  
ram sth home      phrase   V inflects  
The report by Marks & Spencer's chairman will ram this point home...     
    to ram something down someone's throat  
    throat  


battering ram        ( battering rams    plural  ) , battering-ram   A battering ram is a long heavy piece of wood that is used to knock down the locked doors of buildings.      n-count  
They got a battering ram to smash down the door.     
RAM   RAM is the part of a computer in which information is stored while you are using it. RAM is an abbreviation for `Random Access Memory'.     (COMPUTING)      n-uncount  
...a PC with 256k RAM minimum...     
ram-raid        ( ram-raids    plural & 3rd person present)   ( ram-raiding    present participle)   ( ram-raided    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   A ram-raid is the crime of using a car to drive into and break a shop window in order to steal things from the shop.  
  (BRIT)  
A shop in Station Road was the target of a ram-raid early yesterday.     
2       verb   If people ram-raid, they use a car to drive into and break a shop window in order to steal things from the shop.  
  (BRIT)  
The kids who are joyriding and ram-raiding are unemployed.      V, Also V n  
  ram-raider     ( ram-raiders    plural)    n-count  
Ram-raiders smashed their way into a high-class store.     
Traducción diccionario Collins Ingles - Cobuild  
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RAM   RAM is the part of a computer in which information is stored while you are using it. RAM is an abbreviation for `Random Access Memory'.     (COMPUTING)      n-uncount  
...a PC with 256k RAM minimum...     


battering ram        ( battering rams    plural  ) , battering-ram   A battering ram is a long heavy piece of wood that is used to knock down the locked doors of buildings.      n-count  
They got a battering ram to smash down the door.     
ram     ( rams    plural & 3rd person present)   ( ramming    present participle)   ( rammed    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If a vehicle rams something such as another vehicle, it crashes into it with a lot of force, usually deliberately.  
The thieves fled, ramming the policeman's car...      V n  
2       verb   If you ram something somewhere, you push it there with great force.  
He rammed the key into the lock and kicked the front door open.      V n adv/prep  
3       n-count   A ram is an adult male sheep.  
4   
    battering ram  
5    If something rams home a message or a point, it makes it clear in a way that is very forceful and that people are likely to listen to.  
ram sth home      phrase   V inflects  
The report by Marks & Spencer's chairman will ram this point home...     
    to ram something down someone's throat  
    throat  
ram-raid        ( ram-raids    plural & 3rd person present)   ( ram-raiding    present participle)   ( ram-raided    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   A ram-raid is the crime of using a car to drive into and break a shop window in order to steal things from the shop.  
  (BRIT)  
A shop in Station Road was the target of a ram-raid early yesterday.     
2       verb   If people ram-raid, they use a car to drive into and break a shop window in order to steal things from the shop.  
  (BRIT)  
The kids who are joyriding and ram-raiding are unemployed.      V, Also V n  
  ram-raider     ( ram-raiders    plural)    n-count  
Ram-raiders smashed their way into a high-class store.     

Traducción diccionario Collins Ingles - Cobuild  

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ram

  

      vb  
1    butt, collide with, crash, dash, drive, force, hit, impact, run into, slam, smash, strike  
2    beat, cram, crowd, drum, force, hammer, jam, pack, pound, stuff, tamp, thrust  

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