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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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Since Warner took over at the outset of the 1999 season, the Rams have scored at least 21 points in all 21 games.
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After all, the Rams had been an imperative part of the Southern California landscape for 49 seasons, and their fans went through all their countless heartaches and their occasional joys that never, alas, included a Super Bowl triumph.
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With their deep post patterns the Rams receivers will turn the Super Bowl into the most-watched track meet in Atlanta since the 1996 Olympics.
Four times from 1969 to 1977 the Rams met the Vikings in the playoffs.
It's not so easy to ignore them if you grew up here, as I did in the era of Roman Gabriel and the Fearsome Foursome, and Mom and Dad gave you one of those blue-and-white Rams helmets for Christmas, and you remember as if it was yesterday watching from your uncle's 20-yard-line Coliseum seats as Isiah Robertson intercepted a Redskins pass to clinch a playoff win 25 years ago next Wednesday.
That, of course, is the crowning glory of Dodge's full-size Ram pickup line.
Varco's tests indicate a traditional ram change today can take 230 minutes, or almost four hours, while the ARC Automated Ram Changer reduces that to 36 minutes, while dramatically increasing safety.
Ram and interviewer meet in a mall abuzz with Christmas shoppers to discuss issues of security where, in some parts of the world, kidnapping for profit is an industry.
Our organization, The Associated Builders and Owners of Greater New York (ABO), has long been a staunch supporter of RAM certification for apartment managers.