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RAM

RAM (Random Access Memory)

a COMPUTER memory device from which data can be read and on to which data can be written. The contents of such memory can be added to, or erased, by an operator. RAM is incorporated in microchips which allow the operative access to any part of the memory without having to move sequentially through the contents of the memory from start to finish.

RAM

Short for reverse annuity mortgage. See reverse mortgage.

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A BRAZEN thief made off with a new Mini as its owner was scraping frost from the windscreen - and the car was later used to ram raid a golf club shop.
A CAR ploughed through the window of a Coventry shop this morning during a ram raid.
The masked trio were covered with the liquid from a security device as they staged a ram raid in Ormiston, East Lothian.
The Lounge's co-owner Gary Ryan said: ``The loss of stock and damage during the ram raid have put us in a very bad way from a business point of view.
THREE men were charged last night over the Tiffany ram raid in which one robber was killed and another was critically injured.
POLICE and fire crews were called to a Tesco Express store in Wirral today after a ram raid.
POLICE have renewed app-eals for witnesses to a ram raid that left a Nuneaton cash and carry building badly damaged.
Then the 23-year-old left her job, moved in with Wright - and helped him carry out a daring pounds 30,000 ram raid.
THREE men are being questioned today about a ram raid at a city shop.
Garage bosses suspected yobs were to blame for the pounds 10,000 ram raid and called police.
Police investigating the incident later recovered two cars, one of which had been stolen not far from the shop, and are now trying to establish whether the cars are connected to the ram raid and will be carrying out forensic tests.
TWO men who carried out a ram raid attack on a Warwickshire off- licence were chased by police and dogs through the streets of Coventry.