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ram

verb [I or T] uk   us   /ræm/ (-mm-)
to hit or push something with force: Someone rammed (into) my car while it was parked outside my house. He rammed the sweets/his pipe into his mouth. I rammed down the soil around the fence post. The prisoners who were being force-fed had tubes rammed down their throats. She slammed the door and rammed home the bolt (= closed it forcefully and completely).
Phrasal verbs

ram

noun [C] uk   us   /ræm/

ram noun [C] (SHEEP)

an adult male sheep that can breed

ram noun [C] (EQUIPMENT)

(also battering ram) a piece of equipment used to hit something and force it open or break it: They used a ram to break down the door. a moving part in a machine that puts pressure or force on something
Translations of “ram”
in Arabic كَبْش…
in Korean 숫양…
in Malaysian RAM…
in French RAM…
in Turkish tıkmak, tıkıştırmak, zorla sokmak…
in Italian montone…
in Chinese (Traditional) 猛撞,猛擊, 塞進…
in Russian налетать, врезаться…
in Polish huknąć, staranować, wepchnąć…
in Vietnamese bộ nhớ truy xuất ngẫu nhiên…
in Spanish RAM…
in Portuguese carneiro…
in Thai หน่วยความจำของคอมพิวเตอร์…
in German RAM, Speicher…
in Catalan marrà…
in Japanese 牡羊…
in Indonesian RAM…
in Chinese (Simplified) 猛撞,猛击, 塞进…
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