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English

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
ram

Plural
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  1. A male sheep.
  2. (also battering ram) A heavy object used for breaking down doors.
  3. A warship intended to sink other ships by ramming them.
  4. A piston powered by hydraulic pressure.

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Verb

Infinitive
to ram

Third person singular
ram

Simple past
ed

Past participle
-

Present participle
m

to ram (third-person singular simple present ram, present participle m, simple past and past participle ed)
  1. (transitive) To intentionally collide with (a ship) with the intention of damaging or sinking it.
  2. (transitive) To strike (something) hard, especially with an implement.
    After placing the cartridge in the musket, ram it down securely with the ramrod.

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Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

ram

  1. ram (male sheep)

Maltese

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:it language|Template:lang:it]][[Category:Template:lang:it derivations]] rame, copper

Noun

ram

  1. copper

Romanian

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:ro:Template:lang:la derivations]] ramus

Noun

ram n. (plural ramuri)

  1. (rare) branch, bough

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Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

ram c.

Inflection for ram Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ram ramen ramar ramarna
Genitive rams ramens ramars ramarnas
  1. frame (e.g. around a painting)
  2. frame, boundaries (the set of options for actions given)
  3. frame (a context for understanding)
  4. paw (of a bear)

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