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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cram v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crammed p. pr. & vb. n. Cramming.]
 1. To press, force, or drive, particularly in filling, or in thrusting one thing into another; to stuff; to crowd; to fill to superfluity; as, to cram anything into a basket; to cram a room with people.
    Their storehouses crammed with grain.   --Shak.
    He will cram his brass down our throats.   --Swift.
 2. To fill with food to satiety; to stuff.
    Children would be freer from disease if they were not crammed so much as they are by fond mothers.   --Locke.
 Cram us with praise, and make us
 As fat as tame things.   --Shak.
 3. To put hastily through an extensive course of memorizing or study, as in preparation for an examination; as, a pupil is crammed by his tutor.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See cram

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: crowd or pack to capacity; "the theater was jampacked" [syn:
            jam, jampack, ram, chock up, wad]
      2: put something somewhere so that the space is completely
         filled; "cram books into the suitcase"
      3: study intensively, as before an exam; "I had to bone up on
         my Latin verbs before the final exam" [syn: grind away,
         drum, bone up, swot, get up, mug up, swot up,
      4: prepare (students) hastily for an impending exam
      [also: cramming, crammed]