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Ramped Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Ramp \Ramp\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Ramped (?; 215); p. pr. & vb. n. Ramping.] [F. ramper to creep, OF., to climb; of German origin; cf. G. raffen to snatch, LG. & D. rapen. See Rap to snatch, and cf. Romp.]
  1. To spring; to leap; to bound; to rear; to prance; to become rampant; hence, to frolic; to romp.
  2. To move by leaps, or by leaps; hence, to move swiftly or with violence. Their bridles they would champ, And trampling the fine element would fiercely ramp. --Spenser.
  3. To climb, as a plant; to creep up. With claspers and tendrils, they [plants] catch hold, . . . and so ramping upon trees, they mount up to a great height. --Ray.
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  • Ramped Craft Logistic: The Ramped Craft Logistic (RCL) is a type of landing craft operated by the Royal Logistic Corps of the British Army . (Ramped Powered ...
  • Ramped Powered Lighter: The Ramped Powered Lighter (RPL) was a type of landing craft formerly operated by the Royal Corps of Transport of the British Army , from ...

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  • Security ramped up in Rhode Island with President's visit - News, Weather and Classifieds for Southern New England
    President Barack Obama meets with Gov. Lincoln Chafee and U.S. Sen. Jack Reed at T.F. Green Airport in Warwick. Read more on this news related to 'Ramped'
  • Russia claims Australia has territorial motives for Antarctic reserves
    Russia has ramped up its attack on proposed Antarctic marine reserves, alleging they hide the territorial ambitions of countries such as Australia. Read more on this news related to 'Ramped'
  • Pakistan cleric demands Sharif arrest as protests dwindle
    Pakistani opposition figures ramped up calls for the fall of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's government on Saturday, but failed to attract massive crowds of protesters promised at rallies in the capital. Addressing protesters he had led from the eastern city of Lahore, cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan said he would stage a sit-in that would continue until Read more on this news related to 'Ramped'

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