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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ramp /ˈræmp/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ramp v. i. [imp. & p. p. Ramped p. pr. & vb. n. Ramping.]
 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 as 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ramp, n.
 1. A leap; a spring; a hostile advance.
 The bold Ascalonite
 Fled from his lion ramp.   --Milton.
 2. A highwayman; a robber. [Prov. Eng.]
 3. A romping woman; a prostitute. [Obs.]
 4.  Arch. (a) Any sloping member, other than a purely constructional one, such as a continuous parapet to a staircase. (b) A short bend, slope, or curve, where a hand rail or cap changes its direction.
 5.  Fort. An inclined plane serving as a communication between different interior levels.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an inclined surface or roadway that moves traffic from one
           level to another [syn: incline]
      2: North American perennial having a slender bulb and whitish
         flowers [syn: wild leek, Allium tricoccum]
      3: a movable staircase that passengers use to board or leave an
      v 1: behave violently, as if in state of a great anger [syn: rage,
      2: furnish with a ramp; "The ramped auditorium"
      3: be rampant; "the lion is rampant in this heraldic depiction"
      4: creep up -- used especially of plants; "The roses ramped
         over the wall"
      5: stand with arms or forelegs raised, as if menacing