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RAM

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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.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson

RAM

Short for reverse annuity mortgage. See reverse mortgage.

The Complete Real Estate Encyclopedia by Denise L. Evans, JD & O. William Evans, JD. Copyright © 2007 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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All four were charged with conspiracy to commit burglary and on Monday (June 24) they were jailed at Birmingham Crown Court having admitted roles in the ram raid plot.
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He described the ram raids as a "worrying development for specialist retailers".
Witnesses say it was the second ram raid on the store in less than two months.
A POSTMISTRESS was left shaken after thugs ploughed into the front of her shop during a rush-hour ram raid.
They then used another stolen car to ram raid the North West Hearing Clinic, the newly-opened Riverside Shopping Mall and Keye's Petrol Station.
Officers believe they were using the rail line, which is usually clear at that time, as an escape route from the Newport Road store from where 200 branded outdoor pursuit coats had been stolen in a ram raid using quad bikes.
A STOLEN car smashed through the front of a bike shop in a failed ram raid.
Ram raid: Sir Alex Ferguson, Live Carling Cup Football
Then when on bail, he was involved in a ram raid on a garage in the Midlands, where cars worth pounds 133,000 were driven away.
A violent and dangerous robber who was part of a team which terrified Securicor staff in a ram raid style attack was jailed for 11 years yesterday.
A fast car stolen from Golcar was used in a ram raid at a shop.