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Tarmac vs. Ramp

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Tarmacnoun

The bituminous surface of a road.

Rampnoun

An inclined surface that connects two levels; an incline.

Tarmacnoun

The area of an airport, other than the runway, where planes park or maneuver.

Rampnoun

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

Tarmacverb

To pave.

Rampnoun

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

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Tarmacverb

(aviation) To spend time idling on a runway, usually waiting for takeoff clearance.

Rampnoun

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

Tarmacnoun

a paving material of tar and broken stone; mixed in a factory and shaped during paving

Rampnoun

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

Tarmacnoun

a paved surface having compressed layers of broken rocks held together with tar

Rampnoun

A speed bump

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Tarmacverb

surface with macadam;

‘macadam the road’;

Rampnoun

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

Rampnoun

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

Rampverb

To behave violently; to rage.

Rampverb

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

Rampverb

To climb, like a plant; to creep up.

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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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