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RAM

abbreviation for random-access memory.

ram

male, entire sheep which has attained sexual maturity at about the age of 6 months.

ram effect
introduction of a ram into a flock of non-pregnant ewes in the period between deep anestrus and the commencement of the breeding season tends to advance the onset of estrus and enhances its synchronization.
ram epididymitis
ram mating harness
leather or webbing harness worn around the forequarters and carrying a marking crayon or paint pad on the brisket to mark the rumps of ewes that have been mated.
stud ram
pedigree ram used to mate with purebred ewes.
teaser ram
vasectomized ram. See also teaser.
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Still, there isn't a Rams fan from Los Angeles who doesn't have a cross or three to bear -- the deep freezes in Minnesota, the playoff failures of Chuck Knox, and the interception that Nolan Cromwell had right .
Ewes and homosexual rams can store a similar amount of estradiol in a brain structure called the amygdala; heterosexual rams accumulate significantly more, Perkins and her colleagues reported in the March 1995 Hormones and Behavior.
The Rams should have lost without ever touching the ball, but John Kasay's 40-yard field goal was called back because of a silly delay-of-game penalty, and his second attempt from 45 yards just sliced right.
Since Warner took over at the outset of the 1999 season, the Rams have scored at least 21 points in all 21 games.
4 million this season, is looking for $5 million, which the Rams might be unwilling to give to a player who will turn 31 in nine days.
After all, the Rams had been an imperative part of the Southern California landscape for 49 seasons, and their fans went through all their countless heartaches and their occasional joys that never, alas, included a Super Bowl triumph.
But the Rams are a team built specifically for the indoors, and their array of whippet-quick performers - Faulk, Bruce, Holt, as well as Az-Zahir Hakim and Tony Horne - figures to break a few long ones against a gambling Titans defense weakened by the injury to its extraordinary free safety, Marcus Robertson, who broke his ankle last week against the Jaguars.
With their deep post patterns the Rams receivers will turn the Super Bowl into the most-watched track meet in Atlanta since the 1996 Olympics.
Four times from 1969 to 1977 the Rams met the Vikings in the playoffs.
At 11-2, the Rams have assured a winning record (for the first time in 10 years), clinched a division title (for the first time in 14 years) and can nail down home-field advantage throughout the NFC postseason by beating the New York Giants on Sunday in St.
That, of course, is the crowning glory of Dodge's full-size Ram pickup line.
Varco's tests indicate a traditional ram change today can take 230 minutes, or almost four hours, while the ARC Automated Ram Changer reduces that to 36 minutes, while dramatically increasing safety.