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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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They are suspected of carrying out ram raids on ATM cash machines across the region.
TOOLS OF THE RAID JCB digger RAM RAID Street in Kilkenny where gang stole ATM is sealed off DEVASTATED Workers begin repairs on bank
Police are appealing for witnesses to a ram raid at a Herefordshire electrical store in the early hours of yesterday.
A SANDWICH bar was completely gutted by fire last night after a suspected ram raid in Anfield.
Thieves escaped with a haul of perfume in a ram raid at a town centre store.
SMOOTHY Verne whispers sweet nothings to Mutya during boozy party; BUBBLING OVER Looking the worse for wear; CRASHED AND VERNED Angry star smashes into the diary room door on his scooter; OFF HIS TROLLEY Dazed Verne sits on floor after his ram raid stunt; OUT Tina's happy to leave last night
So it should be good enough for a Ram raid on the Championship before it reaches the end of the road.
The police rang to say there had been a ram raid and we were called in.
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.
Detectives investigating a ram raid on a car sales site have recovered the final three high-powered vehicles.
A fast car stolen from Golcar was used in a ram raid at a shop.