Definition of ramp in English:
- Michelle rolled my wheelchair up the ramp on the stage, and I got to the microphone.
- The temple rises from the valley floor in three colonnaded terraces connected by ramps.
- They would also like to see the playground levelled and a ramp installed.
- I stumbled up the boarding ramp and entered the code sequence that would open the main hatch for me.
- There was no flying, of course, as the ramps, runways and aircraft were also ice covered.
- They hoist their bags on to the ramp, step up into the back of the aircraft and pass their bags forward to the cargo hold.
- It depicted a Jaguar, facing the exit ramp of the Main Street bridge.
- Local roads, turn lanes and inter-change ramps, rest areas, and highway approaches were part of the improvement as well.
- The exit ramp from the motorway took me down to a set of lights, sadly however it took everyone else down too and a queue of vehicles was waiting to get through the lights.
- During the phase ramp, fringing field effects smooth the phase profile.
- In fact, the reversal potentials were independent of the direction of voltage ramps.
- To commence near-field studies we provided voltage ramps to extend the near-field fiber repeatedly toward the sample.
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- It is our firm opinion, on grounds of public safety, a ramped footbridge should be provided at this location.
- Ilkley Lido, which has been known to attract up to 15,000 people in one week during hot summer weather, does have disabled changing cubicles with ramped access to the outdoor pool and café.
- Facilities for disabled passengers should also be improved with ramped access to platforms being installed at the very minimum.
- The gels were run for 20 hours using switch times of 5 to 45 seconds ramped in a linear fashion.
- During a programming operation, the channel current is approximately zero, and the first voltage is ramped at a rate proportional to the injection current.
Middle English (as a verb in the sense 'rear up', also used as a heraldic term): from Old French ramper 'creep, crawl', of unknown origin. Sense 1 of the noun dates from the late 18th century.
ramp something up (or ramp up)
- (Especially in reference to the production of goods) increase or cause to increase in amount: they ramped up production to meet booming demand the level of violence is ramping upMore example sentences
- One fear in Asia is that a global shortage of optic fibre will hinder efforts to ramp up high-speed internet access in the region.
- What else has been ramped up a little bit in the new version?
- Security has been ramped up across the entire country.
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