Definition of Rammer

1. Noun. A tool for driving something with force.

Generic synonyms: Ram
Derivative terms: Ram



Definition of Rammer

1. n. One who, or that which, rams or drives.

Definition of Rammer

1. Noun. A device used to ram, a ramrod. ¹

2. Noun. One who rams. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rammer

1. one that rams [n -S] - See also: rams

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rammer

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ramiprilat
ramis
ramisection
ramitis
ramjet
ramjet engine
ramjets
ramline
ramlines
rammed
rammed earth
rammel
rammelsbergite
rammelsbergites
rammer (current term)
rammers
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ramnification
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ramona
ramonas
ramontchi
ramoon

Literary usage of Rammer

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1. The Volunteer's Hand Book: Containing an Abridgment of Hardee's Infantry by James Kendall Lee (1861)
"Draw-rammer. [Three motions.] One. Half draw the rammer by extending the right arm ; steady it in this position with the left thumb; grasp the rammer near ..."

2. A Treatise on Concrete, Plain and Reinforced: Materials, Construction, and by Frederick Winslow Taylor, Sanford Eleazer Thompson (1905)
"Mr. Rafter and Mr. Daniel F. Fulton have designed a rammer based on the ... In heavy mass work I prefer this same form of rammer to the ordinary type, ..."

3. General Foundry Practice by Andrew McWilliam, Percy Longmuir (1907)
"The purpose of the wedge-shaped pegging rammer is to tuck or press the sand into the interstices of the patterns. Flat rammers, such as В in fig. ..."

4. U. S. Infantry Tactics: For the Instruction, Exercise, and Manœuvres of the by United States War Dept (1863)
"Draw—rammer. One time and three motions. 160. (First motion.) Half draw the rammer by extending the right arm; steady it in this position with the left ..."

5. Military Bridges: Including, Also, Designs for Trestle and Truss Bridges for by Hermann Haupt (1864)
"The rammer consists of a block of wood, with pins, li inch in diameter, driven in the ... The rammer-block may be about 1 foot in diameter, and 3 feet long. ..."

6. Military Bridges: With Suggestions for New Expedients and Constructions for by Hermann Haupt (1864)
"The rammer consists of a block of wood, with pins. 1i inch in diameter, driven in the ... The rammer-block may be about 1 foot in diameter, and 3 feet long. ..."

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