Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. ramper, to creep, OF., to climb; of German origin; cf. G. raffen, to snatch, LG. & D. rapen,. See Rap to snatch, and cf. Romp
Preceded by two trembling guns, McKegnie tiptoed to the ramp and peered down.
"Astounding Stories, February, 1931" by Various
I struck the ramp-like yielding surface of his shirt-bosom.
"Astounding Stories, March, 1931" by Various
Then, with a stamp of his moccasined feet and a ramp of the butt of his musket, d'Iberville awakened the sleeping crew below decks.
"The "Adventurers of England" on Hudson Bay" by Agnes C. (Agnes Christina) Laut
The other time it dived down seventy feet on a four-hundred-foot ramp.
"The Fifth-Dimension Tube" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
The crew chief closed the ramp and punched a signal button.
"The Thirst Quenchers" by Rick Raphael
The ramp was down and all was darkness inside.
"Before Egypt" by E. K. Jarvis
Urg chose a ramp which led downward.
"The People of the Crater" by Andrew North
A Lion, you know, is not all roar and ramp, So, STANLEY my hero, why worry and chivey?
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 98, May 24, 1890" by Various
On the banners and standards from the roof and balustrades the Lion of Flanders ramps over their heads.
"A Journal of Impressions in Belgium" by May Sinclair
At a quick pace they started down the ramp.
"The Women-Stealers of Thrayx" by Fox B. Holden
Her dainty acres he ramped through
And used her gentle doves with manners rude;
I do not know
What fury urged him slay
Her antelope who meant him naught but good.
"The Queen's Complaint" by Sylvia Plath
Unmodern, undistracted, by grassy ramp and fort,
In decency and order she holds her modest court;
She seems to have forgotten rapine and greed and strife,
In that unaging gladness and dignity of life.
"White Nassau" by Bliss William Carman
Oh, had I lived in the good old days,
When the Ichthyosaurus ramped around,
When the Elasmosaur swam the bays,
And the Sivatherium pawed the ground,
Would I have spent my precious time
At weaving golden thoughts in rhyme?
"Extinct Monsters" by Eugene Field
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
Accidents involving aircraft on airport ramps remain one of the most expensive sources of claims for insurance companies.
He got to get in the National Guard hummer, took pictures, and got REALLY excited when John Cena came out on the ramp.
A New Way to Ramp Up Your Make-Out Session.
Off-Ramp for January 28, 2012.
There was trouble along I-10 Wednesday including a rollover at the entrance ramp going westbound from Houghton Rd.
For how much timing you run in the midrange you ramp it in too quickly at high RPM.
Before the anticipated stunt, he thanked his brother, Dave, for building him his first ramp.
As marketers wind down 2009, they're ramping up plans for social media in 2010.
Feeding the birds on my front ramp has presented a problem.
A portion of a Mall of America parking ramp has reopened more than a week after a deadly accident closed it down.
A "too tall" rental truck appears to have brought down a section of the parking ramp on the cab, killing one person.
The Eastern Avenue off-ramp on the westbound 10 Freeway remains closed.
The California Department of Transportation shut down the off-ramp Thursday night due to a mudslide .
There are two ramps that you can access from Delaware.
The US is ramping up its drone campaign in Afghanistan, Pakistan and soon America.
V is the turning point in the direction of the linear ramp, ﬁxed by the mean energy e of the eigenstates under study.
Supporting random wave models: a quantum mechanical approach
As the external ﬁeld is slowly ramped up from −∞ to ∞, we ask what fraction of spins are up at an intermediate applied ﬁeld h.
Hysteresis in Ferromagnetic Random Field Ising Model with an Arbitrary Initial State
To this purpose the scattering length is set to zero by a fast magnetic-ﬁeld ramp immediately before the expansion.
Theory of ultracold Fermi gases
FIG. 32: Time-of-ﬂight images obtained after adiabatically ramping down the optical lattice.
Theory of ultracold Fermi gases
Part b) of the ﬁgure illustrates t he ﬂash time encoding of the digital output of a ramp (Wilkinson) comparator.
The PRO1 ASIC for Fast Wilkinson Encoding