noun, Chiefly Canadian.
a dead tree, especially the bleached skeleton or splintered trunk of a tree killed by fire, lightning, or wind.
[ram-pee-uh n] /ˈræm pi ən/ noun 1. a European bellflower, Campanula rapunculus, having an edible white tuberous root used in Europe for salad. 2. any related plant of the genus Phyteuma, having heads or spikes of blue flowers. /ˈræmpɪən/ noun 1. a campanulaceous plant, Campanula rapunculus, native to Europe and Asia, that has clusters of […]
[ramp] /ræmp/ noun 1. a sloping surface connecting two levels; incline. 2. a short concave slope or bend, as one connecting the higher and lower parts of a staircase railing at a landing. 3. any extensive sloping walk or passageway. 4. the act of ramping. 5. Also called boarding ramp. a movable staircase for entering […]
noun a build-up or increase in a project’s pace or intensity, as in its beginning Examples Online retailers ramp up the deals around holiday time. Word Origin 1980
[rahm-poo r] /ˈrɑm pʊər/ noun 1. a city in Uttar Pradesh state in N India. /ˈræmpʊə/ noun 1. a city in N India, in N Uttar Pradesh. Pop: 281 549 (2001)