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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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demanded General Guph, trying hard to swallow but finding his throat so dry he couldn't.
The dust grew thicker and thicker, and the throats and eyes and noses of the invaders were filled with it.
The nature of the struggle was made clear by a glance at the dead man's throat and face.
Perched on the rim of Michael's pannikin, this inconsiderable adventurer from out of the dark into the sun of life, a mere spark and mote between the darks, by a ruffing of his salmon-pink crest, a swift and enormous dilation of his bead-black pupils, and a raucous imperative cry, as of all the gods, in his throat, could make Michael give back and permit the fastidious selection of the choicest tidbits of his dish.
Laughing and chattering like the idiot I was fast becoming I fell upon his prostrate form my fingers feeling for his dead throat.
Schneider was trying to reach his foe's throat with his fingers while, horror of horrors, Bertha Kircher could see that the other was searching for the German's jugular with his teeth!
Tarzan grasped the man by the throat and drew his hunting knife.
Miss Mary's hand was at her own throat, which was streaked with blood.
and caused live coals to be brought, and these the dog was compelled to devour before the sight of all, until flames burst forth from its throat.
It was the cry of the kill from the throat of the man who has just saved your life, Miss Porter.
I know Thou art great, and that it is a sin to ask this of Thee, but for God's sake do let the old wolf come my way and let Karay spring at it- in sight of 'Uncle' who is watching from over there- and seize it by the throat in a death grip
The Buddhists are cutting Mohammedan throats," the Dragoman replied, with oriental composure.