Definitions for "Ramp"
A railroad terminal where containers are received or delivered and trains are loaded or discharged.
A structure, permanent or temporary, from which trailers are driven onto or off of a railroad flatcar. Also used in reference to any city or location where piggyback loading and unloading can be performed.
Slang word for an intermodal terminal. Ramps were originally structures, permanent or temporary, from which trailers or machinery are driven onto or off of a railroad flatcar.
An inclined plane serving as a communication between different interior levels.
Inclined shaft.
An artificial inclined path, road or track along which wheeled vehicles, cargo and trailers may pass for the purpose of changing their elevation and facilitating the loading and unloading operation (e.g. an entrance way into a Roll-on Roll-off vessel
In general, any paved or prepared area around a hangar or runway for parking airplanes. A defined area on an airport or heliport intended to accommodate aircraft for purposes of loading or unloading passengers or cargo, refueling, parking, or maintenance.
Other expression for: apron
The aircraft parking area at an airport, usually adjacent to a terminal.
Keywords:  romp, leap, frolic, prance, swiftly
To spring; to leap; to bound; to rear; to prance; to become rampant; hence, to frolic; to romp.
To move by leaps, or as by leaps; hence, to move swiftly or with violence.
A leap; a spring; a hostile advance.
Any sloping member, other than a purely constructional one, such as a continuous parapet to a staircase.
A short bend, slope, or curve, where a hand rail or cap changes its direction.
A sloping platform of water.
A connecting roadway providing access in one direction from one road to another. Some actual ramps may serve two-way traffic, but this practice is generally not used in newer designs. We can conceptually consider such roads as two parallel ramps in opposite directions.
an interconnecting roadway or a traffic interchange on which vehicles may enter or leave a designated highway
a short section of road which allows vehicles to enter or exit a freeway (motorway)
A slanted attachment option to STAR CASE Style "E" cases for increasing the accessibility in and out of the case. STAR CASE ramps typically store in the front hinged or removable lid.
A slanted attachment option to cases for increasing the accessibility in and out of the case. Ramps typically store in the front hinged or removable lid. Heavy equipment on casters can be difficult to load into a case. The ramp offers an ideal solution. Added to vertical style cases to make a difficult job easy.
Song intros and endings that are accommodating to voice-tracking. The portion of a song that voice-tracking can safely overlap without talking over the singer or, in the case of a completely instrumental song, the main melody.
An intro to a piece of music.
(1) A steady, noninstantaneous change in rates. Usually a projected change in rates with small, equal, incremental changes in each time period over a series of time periods until the full amount of the projected change is achieved.(2) A term used in residential lending and in the analysis of mortgage backed securities to describe projections of monthly prepayment speeds which increase from a low initial rate over a series of time periods until the full amount of the expected, final prepayment speed is reached. See PSA model for an example.
The total (transient plus steady-state) time response resulting from a sudden increase in the rate of change from zero to some finite value of input stimulus.
Automatic adjustment for the setpoint for the temperature increase or decrease from process temperature. The target value can be either above or below the current measured value. The ramp value is a combination of time and temperature.
Keywords:  highwayman, robber
A highwayman; a robber.
Keywords:  tricoccum, allium
Allium tricoccum
Keywords:  wild, leek, scallion, edible, garlic
a wild leek with edible leaves and roots
a wild plant that grows in a mountainous regions in the eastern United States
A wild onion that resembles a scallion with a strong garlic-onion flavor. Found in specialty produce markets from March to June.
Narrow point in a rapid where water constricts before dropping.
point in a rapid where water constricts/pools before dropping downstream through a channel.
Rapid Acquisition of Manufactured Parts - a make to order process to reduce the lead time of long lead time parts.
Keywords:  creep, roses, climb, plant, wall
To climb, as a plant; to creep up.
creep up -- used especially of plants; "The roses ramped over the wall"
A ramp should be at least 4' in width and have a gradient no greater than 1:12.
A 2D texture or color gradient in which the color or grayscale value changes from one value to another across the extent of the image.
Keywords:  auditorium, furnish
furnish with a ramp; "The ramped auditorium"
Test signal in the form of a linearly rising ramp, to measure signal path non-linearity. Synonyms: Sawtooth
The slow rise to full pressure after first turning on the machine, available from some manufacturers.
A rising diagonal piece of rock, usually used for foot holds.
Transition between voltage levels of sine waves that change at a constant rate.
A current or voltage that varies at a uniform or constant rate.
A type of waveform characterized by a linear increase or decrease in voltage or current. Another name for voltage that changes at a constant rate.
Keywords:  launch, paved, craft, quarter, pipe
Generally assumed to be half pipe, but can be quarter pipe or a launch ramp.
Aa area set aside for the launching of small water craft, usually paved.
Keywords:  ledge, ascending
an ascending ledge.
Risk Avoidance and Mitigation Program (section 406 grants program through USDA CSREES)
Keywords:  cincinnati, jazz, hails, soul, group
RAMP are a soul/jazz group that hails from Cincinnati, U.S.A.
The Recreation Area Modernization Program addresses ways to renovate and update key Corps managed recreation areas to meet the needs of present users, underserved populations, and future generations.
Keywords:  menacing, forelegs, raised, stand, arms
stand with arms or forelegs raised, as if menacing
Recovered Allied military personnel (used to designate freed Allied prisoners of war)
Keywords:  lion, heraldic, depiction
be rampant; "the lion is rampant in this heraldic depiction"
North American perennial having a slender bulb and whitish flowers
Keywords:  anger, violently, behave, great
behave violently, as if in state of a great anger
Keywords:  handrail, easing, curved, vertical
A vertical curved easing in a handrail.
Keywords:  afterthoughts, far, thing, good, design
a good thing, as far as design afterthoughts go
A small depressed cavity (detent) in the base Of the bottle to act as a guide in positioning the bottle in the decorating machine for application of decoration.
Keywords:  kicker, jump, kind, possibility
Each kind of jump possibility (jump, kicker, ....)
Reliable Asynchronous Messaging Profile
Forestry Operations & Water Quality] see " Deck"
Keywords:  thrust, fault, angled, rock, layers
A high-angled part of a thrust fault which cuts up through rock layers.
Keywords:  somewhere, idea, intend, good, you
a good idea if you have somewhere to keep it and intend to use it
Regional Accreditation and Moderation Panel (no longer exist)
Keywords:  everyone, easy, get, way, home
an easy way for everyone to get in and out of a home
a part of the infrastructure of a building
Keywords:  remedial, action, plan, management
Remedial Action Management Plan
a common and generally affordable solution
Keywords:  shift, across, series, months, natural
a natural generalization of a level shift, occurring when a change in level for a series takes place across two or more months
The purchase of shares to force up share prices artificially.
Keywords:  simple, machine, example, type
an example of this type of simple machine
See Risk Analysis and Management for Projects
Keywords:  landing, see
See landing.