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Ramp vs. Rampant

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Rampnoun

An inclined surface that connects two levels; an incline.

Rampantadjective

(originally) Rearing on both hind legs with the forelegs extended.

‘The Vienna riding school displays splendid rampant movement.’;

Rampnoun

A road that connects a freeway to a surface street or another freeway.

Rampantadjective

(heraldry) Rearing up, especially on its hind leg(s), with a foreleg raised and in profile.

Rampnoun

(aviation) A mobile staircase that is attached to the doors of an aircraft at an airport

Rampantadjective

(architecture) Tilted, said of an arch with one side higher than the other, or a vault whose two abutments are located on an inclined plane.

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Rampnoun

(aviation) A large parking area in an airport for aircraft, for loading and unloading or for storage (see also apron)

Rampantadjective

Unrestrained or unchecked, usually in a negative manner.

‘Weeds are rampant in any neglected garden.’;

Rampnoun

(skating) A construction used to do skating tricks, usually in the form of part of a pipe.

Rampantadjective

Rife, or occurring widely, frequently or menacingly.

‘There was rampant corruption in the city.’;

Rampnoun

A speed bump

Rampantadverb

Rampantly.

‘Things seem to be running rampant around here lately.’;

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Rampnoun

An American plant, Allium tricoccum, related to the onion; a wild leek.

Rampantadjective

Ramping; leaping; springing; rearing upon the hind legs; hence, raging; furious.

‘The fierce lion in his kindWhich goeth rampant after his prey.’; ‘[The] lion . . . rampant shakes his brinded mane.’;

Rampnoun

(Appalachia) A promiscuous man or woman; a general insult for a worthless person.

Rampantadjective

Ascending; climbing; rank in growth; exuberant.

‘The rampant stalk is of unusual altitude.’;

Rampverb

To behave violently; to rage.

Rampantadjective

Rising with fore paws in the air as if attacking; - said of a beast of prey, especially a lion. The right fore leg and right hind leg should be raised higher than the left.

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Rampverb

To spring; to leap; to bound, rear, or prance; to move swiftly or violently.

Rampantadjective

unrestrained and violent;

‘rampant aggression’;

Rampverb

To climb, like a plant; to creep up.

Rampantadjective

rearing on left hind leg with forelegs elevated and head usually in profile;

‘a lion rampant’;

Rampverb

To stand in a rampant position. en

Rampverb

(intransitive) To change value, often at a steady rate

Rampverb

To spring; to leap; to bound; to rear; to prance; to become rampant; hence, to frolic; to romp.

Rampverb

To move by leaps, or as by leaps; hence, to move swiftly or with violence.

‘Their bridles they would champ,And trampling the fine element would fiercely ramp.’;

Rampverb

To climb, as a plant; to creep up.

‘With claspers and tendrils, they [plants] catch hold, . . . and so ramping upon trees, they mount up to a great height.’;

Rampnoun

A leap; a spring; a hostile advance.

‘The bold AscaloniteFled from his lion ramp.’;

Rampnoun

A highwayman; a robber.

Rampnoun

A romping woman; a prostitute.

Rampnoun

Any sloping member, other than a purely constructional one, such as a continuous parapet to a staircase.

Rampnoun

An inclined plane serving as a communication between different interior levels.

Rampnoun

an inclined surface or roadway that moves traffic from one level to another

Rampnoun

North American perennial having a slender bulb and whitish flowers

Rampnoun

a movable staircase that passengers use to board or leave an aircraft

Rampverb

behave violently, as if in state of a great anger

Rampverb

furnish with a ramp;

‘The ramped auditorium’;

Rampverb

be rampant;

‘the lion is rampant in this heraldic depiction’;

Rampverb

creep up -- used especially of plants;

‘The roses ramped over the wall’;

Rampverb

stand with arms or forelegs raised, as if menacing

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