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Ramp

A slang term for a market rally that occurs quickly and decisively. For example, a stock that has generally been flat or in decline but suddenly jumps 9% in a few hours may be said to experience a ramp.
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Several bridge deck overlay repair projects are forcing the nighttime closure of ramps onto and off of Delta Highway and Beltline, the state Department of Transportation warned.
National Ramp says, “National Ramp donates ramps to organizations we believe in and will continue to support organizations such as Ronald McDonald House that makes the lives of physically challenged people better and easier.
Since curb ramps descend from the pedestrian sidewalk level to the vehicular area, the pedestrian crosswalk should be designated with a line--painted with slip-resistant paint and a minimum of 36-inches wide--and aligned with the base of the curb ramp to avoid any confusion about the designated pedestrian walkway.
5 million project included building an exit ramp eastbound on Highway 1 to southbound on Highway 48, and an entrance ramp northbound on Highway 48 to eastbound on Highway 1 to ensure safe access on and off Highway 1.
A Stryker facing downhill on a slope of more than 15[degrees] may need a push from inside the vehicle to help the ramp start opening, especially if slat armor is installed.
To date, The Texas Ramp Project has provided over 13,000 hours of volunteer labor, and the value of donated labor and material is approaching $1 million.
All of the various types of yard ramps are described in detail, together with information about the appropriate safety and quality standards.
Because the only dude that really needs to be shooting photos at my ramp is Burnett.
When a snowboarder pushes off the top of a half-pipe, -- pulls the boarder down the ramp.
The Ramp Management and Control Handbook addresses several key topics associated with planning, implementing, operating, and maintaining on- and off-ramps.
RAMP utilizes standard high-pressure impingement mixing, but low-pressure dispensing into the mold cavity.
But Kalban said that, while the ramp is dangerous from the 405 transition, it's better to leave it open as an option open for the times when traffic is light and motorists can more easily cross lanes.