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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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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Ramped'

  • 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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  • 17,000 nursing home beds by 2020, says MOH
    The Health Ministry has ramped up its target for nursing home beds from 15,600, and is considering whether it can and should become a small-scale operator of nursing home facilities. Read more on this news related to 'Ramped'
  • Sarah Palin debuts online TV channel
    Conservative gadfly Sarah Palin ramped up her Internet profile Monday with an online TV channel where fans can savor her homespun brand of American patriotism for just $9.95 a month. Well, so am I," said the former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential hopeful upon the launch of the Sarah Palin Channel (sarahpalinchannel.com). Inaugural conten Read more on this news related to 'Ramped'
  • Global efforts for ceasefire in Gaza ramped up
    International efforts for a humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza ramped up on Friday (July 25), as tensions erupted in the West Bank where four Palestinians were killed by Israeli gunfire. Read more on this news related to 'Ramped'

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