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DRAM

Syllabification: DRAM
Pronunciation: /ˈdēˌram
 
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noun

Electronics
  • A memory chip that depends upon an applied voltage to keep the stored data.

Origin

acronym from dynamic random-access memory.

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There are 3 definitions of DRAM in English:

dram1

Syllabification: dram
Pronunciation: /dram
 
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noun

  • 1A small drink of whiskey or other spirits (often used in humorous imitation of Scottish speech): a wee dram to ward off the winter chill
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    • The other common cliché is the kilted bagpiper who eats haggis, neeps and tatties when he's not munching shortbread, and sips wee drams of whisky.
    • We had a wee dram of whisky, not much - there was one bottle between 14 of us.
    • He's part of the generous crew of distillers and bottlers dispensing drams at the 2004 whisky festival.
    Synonyms
    drink, nip, sip, drop, finger, splash, little, spot, taste
  • 2 another term for drachm ( sense 1).
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    • Natural record is 25 lb 5oz 12 drams, captured in 1996 from Loch Awe.
    • It could be measured out in drams, oceans, mountains, worlds, whatever quantum the thought deserved.
    • Oil of the seed, given from half a scruple to half a dram, in some liquor, or a spoonful of juice in some wine, taken before the fit comes on, and the person is put to bed, cures quotidians and quartans.

Origin

late Middle English (sense 2): from Old French drame or medieval Latin drama, variants of dragme and dragma (see drachm).

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dram2

Syllabification: dram
Pronunciation: /
 
dram/

noun

  • The basic monetary unit of Armenia, equal to 100 luma.
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    • Armenia's gross domestic product expanded 11.7% year-on-year to 1.16 trillion dram in January-August 2005.
    • Each coin is of face value Dram 25 and contains 1 troy ounce (31.1 gr.) of 9990 pure fine silver with diameter 38 mm.
    • Those of you visiting Armenia this summer will notice that the Dram has appreciated a great deal against the US dollar (and even the Euro).

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