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cram


  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cram  \Cram\  (kr[a^]m),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Crammed}  (kr[a^]md); 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Cramming}.]  [AS.  crammian  to  cram;  akin  to 
  Icel.  kremja  to  squeeze,  bruise,  Sw  krama  to  press.  Cf 
  {Cramp}.] 
  1.  To  press,  force,  or  drive,  particularly  in  filling,  or  in 
  thrusting  one  thing  into  another;  to  stuff;  to  crowd;  to 
  fill  to  superfluity;  as  to  cram  anything  into  a  basket; 
  to  cram  a  room  with  people. 
 
  Their  storehouses  crammed  with  grain.  --Shak. 
 
  He  will  cram  his  brass  down  our  throats.  --Swift. 
 
  2.  To  fill  with  food  to  satiety;  to  stuff. 
 
  Children  would  be  freer  from  disease  if  they  were 
  not  crammed  so  much  as  they  are  by  fond  mothers. 
  --Locke. 
 
  Cram  us  with  praise,  and  make  us  As  fat  as  tame 
  things  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  put  hastily  through  an  extensive  course  of  memorizing 
  or  study,  as  in  preparation  for  an  examination;  as  a 
  pupil  is  crammed  by  his  tutor. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cram  \Cram\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  eat  greedily,  and  to  satiety;  to  stuff. 
 
  Gluttony  .  .  .  .  Crams,  and  blasphemes  his  feeder. 
  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  make  crude  preparation  for  a  special  occasion,  as  an 
  examination,  by  a  hasty  and  extensive  course  of  memorizing 
  or  study.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cram  \Cram\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  cramming. 
 
  2.  Information  hastily  memorized;  as  a  cram  from  an 
  examination.  [Colloq.] 
 
  3.  (Weaving)  A  warp  having  more  than  two  threads  passing 
  through  each  dent  or  split  of  the  reed. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cram 
  v  1:  crowd  or  pack  to  capacity;  "the  theater  was  jampacked"  [syn: 
  {jam},  {jampack},  {ram},  {chock  up},  {wad},  {pack}] 
  2:  put  something  somewhere  so  that  the  space  is  completely 
  filled;  "cram  books  into  the  suitcase" 
  3:  eat  until  one  is  sated;  "He  filled  up  on  turkey"  [syn:  {fill 
  up},  {fill},  {stuff},  {jam}] 
  4:  study  intensively,  as  before  an  exam;  "I  had  to  bone  up  on 
  my  Latin  verbs  before  the  final  exam"  [syn:  {grind  away}, 
  {drum},  {bone  up},  {swot},  {get  up},  {mug  up},  {swot  up}, 
  {bone}] 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  CRAM 
  Cache  RAM  (RAM) 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  CRAM 
  Card  Random  Access  Memory  (RAM,  IC) 
 
 




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