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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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Nowadays, it's hard to tell the Rams grew up in LosAngeles.
Domesticated rams resemble their wild relatives, which scientists have also observed participating in homosexual relations.
Yet Rams coach Mike Martz incredibly, ridiculously, let the final 30-plus seconds tick away after gaining a first down at the Carolina 15 despite owning a timeout.
ABO, he said, does not even appoint its own instructors for the RAM courses.
Watching a Rams game is like watching a Jackie Chan movie in fast-forward.
I'm confident that, if the dollars and cents are close in contract negotiations, our players will decide to remain with the Rams.
The one-time nightclub singer isn't exactly these days a revered figure in Los Angeles, where she scandalously mismanaged the Rams franchise for so many years and became such a despised figure that she was forced into having her financial guru, John Shaw, go through the ungodly spectacle of hustling her team around the country to the highest bidder among NFL-starved cities.
It doesn't figure to be a runaway victory for the Rams, as were most of their triumphs during a regular season in which they were blessed to have one of the weakest schedules in NFL history, facing only one team, Tennessee, that wound up with a winning record.
Kearse, Tennessee's otherworldly rookie left defensive end, turned Rams right tackle Fred Miller into Don Knotts in the regular-season meeting between the two teams.
I write this as someone who grew up a Rams fan in the days when the Rams belonged to Los Angeles - except in the postseason, when the Vikings absolutely owned them.
Believing that the rams were moving to higher ground, we climbed the ridge opposite from them.
Sal Martinez, who slept in the glow of a Rams nightlight as a kid, never stopped being a fan.