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Definition of "ramps" []

  • Variant of ramp3. (noun)
  • A bump built across roads, esp in housing estates, to reduce speeding (noun)

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Use "ramps" in a sentence
  • "What I refer to at least in my prepared comments, what I was referring to was that in the beginning part of the year, the first half of the year, we were using all sorts of selling techniques to bring in business and in some cases we had delayed billing and/or what we call ramps which basically the customer gets a ramp in to their commitment over a period of time."
  • "Zoo experts said they concluded that they should probably install some ramps from the water to the land to make it easier for the cubs to climb out."
  • "Anything without enough ground clearance for you to crawl under it and change the oil without ramps is not a "Jeep"."