the first sign of the zodiac which the sun enters at the vernal equinox; the sun is in this sign from about March 21 to April 19
(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aries
a tool for driving or forcing something by impact
the most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to be stored or accessed in any order and all storage locations are equally accessible
uncastrated adult male sheep
force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically
crowd or pack to capacity
undergo damage or destruction on impact
strike or drive against with a heavy impact
The male of the sheep and allied animals. in some parts of england a ram is called a tup.
Aries, the sign of the zodiac which the sun enters about the 21st of march.
The constellation aries, which does not now, as formerly, occupy the sign of the same name.
An engine of war used for butting or battering.
In ancient warfare, a long beam suspended by slings in a framework, and used for battering the walls of cities; a battering-ram.
A heavy steel or iron beak attached to the prow of a steam war vessel for piercing or cutting down the vessel of an enemy; also, a vessel carrying such a beak.
A hydraulic ram. see under hydraulic.
The weight which strikes the blow, in a pile driver, steam hammer, stamp mill, or the like.
The plunger of a hydraulic press.
To butt or strike against; to drive a ram against or through; to thrust or drive with violence; to force in; to drive together; to cram; as, to ram an enemy's vessel; to ram piles, cartridges, etc.