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ram something down

to pack something down by pounding, as with a ram. The worker used a pole to ram the earth down and pack it tight. The worker rammed down the earth.
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ram down

v.
1. To break something down by pounding with or as if with a ram: The attacking army rammed down the fortress wall using a huge log. The truck rammed the tree down.
2. To force the passage or acceptance of something into something: The plumber rammed the plunger down the pipe.
See also: down, ram
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Add fillers, chemicals and, sometimes, oils, and blend for a short time prior to the addition of polymer followed by ram down mixing;
1 0:00 Open ram; add polymers 2 0:30 Close ram; ram down mixing for one minute 3 1:30 Open ram; add 1/2 silica, 1/2 silane, 1/2 oil, ZnO, stearic acid 4 2:00 Close ram; ram down mixing for one minute 5 3:00 Open ram; add 1/2 silica, 1/2 silane, 1/2 oil 6 3:30 Close ram; ram down mixing for one minute 7 4:30 Open ram; sweep 30 seconds 8 5:00 Close ram; ram down mixing for two minutes (variable) 9 7:00 Dump
But it's bound to be better than what Murphy tried to ram down the neighborhood's throat.
The C8051F41x also includes a SmaRTClock, an embedded real-time clock that enables the MCU to automatically detect power supply failures and switch to a battery backup that will allow continued operation of the backup RAM down to 1 V.
Just how many sausages do the cas nny Germans think we can ram down our own throats?
It is the pressure applied by the bottom of the ram or plunger during ram down mixing that can affect both mixing time (affecting productivity) and the type and amount of shear affecting the distributive and dispersive mixing process (affecting product quality).
told us at the outset that the impeachment process could only succeed if there was bipartisan consensus, and then he promptly proceeded to ram down a bitterly partisan process that totally ignored the voices of the Democratic opposition.