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abbreviation for random-access memory.


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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The new guide reflects RAM best practices throughout the department, industry, and academia.
According to calculations by Keel and his team, that's exactly when C153 had plunged through the densest part of the cluster's core and ram pressure would have been strongest.
If it should seem unusual that he would be in Huntsville, given the business he is in, Ram says the quality of life in Muskoka drew him to the community.
However, this space wasn't simply cut out for purposes of thrifting, but it was utilized in the cabin; the Ram regular cab is consequently claimed to have the largest interior of any regular full-size pickup.
When I moved to Washington, DC in 1986 to join an HMO development firm, I sold the TI Portable Pro and took the TI Business Pro, with its large hard disk space (40 MB), ample RAM memory (2 MB), and fast processor (80286).
The Attila-the-Hun Rams offense suddenly makes like conscientious objectors, lets the clock run down and settles for Wilkins' team-record fifth field goal to force overtime.
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.
Hardware requirements: IBM or compatibles, 640Kb RAM, 40Mb hard drive; supports HP LaserJet and compatibles, Xerox 4045 and DEC LN03.
In transfer molding a ram, concentrically positioned in a transfer pot, squeezed a preformed rubber slab between the ram face and the base of the pot.
Rechristened Baba Ram Dass (``Servant of God''), Alpert returned to the States a kind of guru himself.
The Rams, those carpetbaggers from Los Angeles who descended on St.