ramp up

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v ramp up bolster or strengthen "We worked up courage","build up confidence","ramp up security in the airports"
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Usage

In literature:

They began to walk up an inclined, endless, curving ramp.
"Space Platform" by Murray Leinster
I ran down the ramps up which we had ascended to the roof.
"Valley of the Croen" by Lee Tarbell
She went quickly up the broad, mold-covered ramp.
"The Star Hyacinths" by James H. Schmitz
There the road leaves the plain and enters the wild gorge of Freney, climbing by a steep road up the Rampe des Commieres.
"The Huguenots in France" by Samuel Smiles
They pushed up the crowded ramp and joined the line in front of the registration desk.
"The Velvet Glove" by Harry Harrison
His companion was half-way up the glittering ramp when Jerry seized him.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, June, 1930" by Various
In silence the three hurried up the ramp.
"The People of the Crater" by Andrew North
Craig hurried back to the city after that, and, as we pushed our way up the ramp from the station, he looked hastily at his watch.
"The Social Gangster" by Arthur B. Reeve
The ramp swung up; the opening in the ship's side vanished.
"The Frightened Planet" by Sidney Austen
While the embryo army waited on the level below, Tharn and young Trakor crept up the next ramp and moved stealthily toward their goal.
"The Return of Tharn" by Howard Carleton Browne
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In poetry:

Down at the water's edge, at the place
where they haul up the boats, up the long ramp
descending into the water, thin silver
tree trunks are laid horizontally
across the gray stones, down and down
at intervals of four or five feet.
"At the Fishhouses" by Elizabeth Bishop

In news:

The Slipknot promotional machine keeps ramping up for " Antenna 's To Hell".
Anti -drunken driving campaigns ramp up for the holidays.
How the DeVos family is tied to Art Van's 'ramped up' philanthropy in Grand Rapids.
New initiative announced to ramp up production.
Mail to American soldiers deployed overseas picks up appreciatably in the ramp up to Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Miami pursuit of the nation's top linebacker recruit ramped up Monday, according to multiple reports.
PR plant ramps up production of turkey bacon .
Now, they're ramping up their training for future missions.
ITV recently ramped up to their 60th anniversary with a poll to determine which UK No.
Skaters ramp up W' burg parking lot.
Habitat for Humanity ramping up efforts.
West Nile virus ramps up in Southwest.
Hamas mistaken in war ramp up.
Nonfarm productivity increased at a modest pace in the third quarter, giving little sign that businesses are poised to ramp up hiring significantly.
The 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang is still two years away, but Ford is starting to ramp up the marketing and promotion machine.
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In science:

Thus at the timescale of energy generation (usually tens of minutes), they can be considered as having no minimum on/off periods and ramping-up/down rate constraints.
Online Energy Generation Scheduling for Microgrids with Intermittent Energy Sources and Co-Generation
Further, the value of un (t) can be adjusted based on the ramp-up/down constraints.
Online Energy Generation Scheduling for Microgrids with Intermittent Energy Sources and Co-Generation
In the fast-responding scenario (Fig. 11a), for each generator there are no minimum on/off period and ramping-up/down constraints.
Online Energy Generation Scheduling for Microgrids with Intermittent Energy Sources and Co-Generation
Impacts of System Parameters Purpose: Microgrids may employ different types of local generators with diverse operational constraints (such ramping up/down limits and minimum on/off times) and heat recovery eļ¬ƒciencies.
Online Energy Generation Scheduling for Microgrids with Intermittent Energy Sources and Co-Generation
This suggests that it is more valuable to invest in generators with fast ramping up/down capability than those with small minimum on/off periods.
Online Energy Generation Scheduling for Microgrids with Intermittent Energy Sources and Co-Generation
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