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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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The purpose of line breeding is turning properties of individual outstanding stud rams into group properties [5].
Murray Rohloff, whose New Zealand farming operation involves 3,500 ewes with 750 stud rams, described how his country's sheep industry has survived despite the withdrawal of subsidies.
Other prizes awarded to the flock in the National competition include, reserve champion ewe lambs and reserve champion stud rams, to flock champion, WH Sinnett, of Worcester.