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Definitions of ram:

part of speech: present participle


part of speech: verb

To strike like a ram with his head; to thrust in with much force; to drive hard down or together.

part of speech: noun

A male sheep: ( astr.) Aries ( L., the ram), one of the signs of the zodiac: an engine of war for battering, with a head like that of a ram: a hydraulic engine, called water- ram: a ship of war armed with a heavy iron beak for running down a hostile vessel..

part of speech: verb transitive

To thrust with violence, as a ram with its head: to force together: to drive hard down:- pr. p. ramming; pa. t. and pa. p. rammed.

part of speech: noun

A male sheep; a military engine for battering, or crushing by heavy blows; a battering- ram; an engine for raising water; an ironclad war vessel with a steel beak designed to cut into an enemy ship.

part of speech: noun

A male sheepcalled also a tup; an anc. warlike instrument for batering walls; Aries, a sign of the ecliptic; a steam war- ship armed with a heavy steel or iron beak for driving against, and so destroying other vessels; a machine for raising water by the moving force of part of the water to be raised; the hammer of a pile- driver; the piston of a hydraulic press.

part of speech: verb transitive

To strike or butt against in order to crush; to press or force into something.

part of speech: past tense, past participle


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