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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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Two air compressors, one 1600 CFM and one 900 CFM, were used to power the rammer.
In the years since, Zahid Tractor has added international brands such as Challenger agricultural tractors, JLG material handling equipment, Rammer industrial hammers, Renault trucks, Svetruck lifts, Terex cranes and Volvo trucks and buses.
This frees up the barrel and rammer assembly, which can then be pulled off the frame.
According to Rammer, there are heavily indebted container shipping companies after the crisis, which could open the door for a large player such as Maersk.
A double-loading cycle and full stroke rammer would be required and the weapon would probably use the single-module L10 charge as well as existing projectiles.
The orders, however, seem to have had little effect, for a second meeting was soon underway; According to a story published this rammer in Corriere della Sera, a leading Italian daily, this second meeting took place in Rome in June 2002.
Some show a popular party game called Banana Rammer, which encourages the young men and women - who are mainly British and Scandinavian - to have sex with each other.
5 million of federal Title I funds earmarked for poor students, instead, state education officials say, the funds have gone to pay educator salaries and rammer sessions, among other places.
The specimen tube, with its detachable ring in position, is loaded with molding sand and compacted to a proper specimen height using a sand rammer.
He uses multiple examples of firefighters, intensive care nurses, marines and leaders who use their intuition to come to decisions in a rapid rammer because of their intuition skills.
Rendel was quite an inventive man, and it is noted that although the Patent mentions a chain driven rammer (not meaning a chain-rammer), wire rope was used instead as the driving medium.