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ramp up

To increase. A noun or pronoun can be used between "ramp" and "up." Ever since that break-in, they've really ramped up security at the office. You need to seriously ramp up your study efforts if you want to get an A on this exam.
See also: up

ramp up

v.
To increase the volume, amount, or rate of something: The factory must ramp up production due to increased demand for its products. I added a new card to my computer memory to ramp it up.
See also: up
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Most dogs figure out that the ramp is a great alternative to jumping or being picked up and start using it on their own.
When meters were turned off, crashes increased by 26 percent on metered freeways and ramps during the peak period.
The two most important areas on a ramp are where the upper landing butts up to the door threshold and where the ramp transitions to the ground.
I'd like to thank Jason Spears for hooking up the Skatelite, Paul Covey for donating all of the wood from his old ramp, and my buddy Ryan Corrigan for taking time out of his schedule to build the ramp for me.
If the AOAP van were to back up this standard ramp configuration, the van's low midsection would "bottom out," or strike, at the apex of the ramp and the C-17 floor because the ramp angles and the van's 24-foot wheel base would not allow enough bottom clearance for the van.
With the help of his sons Yvan and Patrick, Godin and his wife Francoise manufactured the Get-In Ramp in a shop at the rear of their home in Kearns, a former gold mining hamlet near the Quebec border in northeastern Ontario.
The manual, "How to Build Ramps for Home Accessibility", can be printed from the web site (www.
As you go up the ramps, an ever-widening panorama of the surrounding medieval city is revealed.
The research question was: given a choice, would patrons at an urban shopping mall prefer ramps or steps as a means to ascent/descent a five foot three inch height at a department store.
These abrupt changes, he concludes, mark eastwest running thrust faults or "lateral ramps.
Designed to replace current stationary wooden ramps, the light-weight Handi-Ramp Horse Mounting Ramp (http://www.
National Ramp feels that they are successful if they can bring freedom back into people's lives through their unique choices of cost effective ramps.
The new exit ramp at Balgonie, coupled with new ramps at White City, are promises kept and delivered by our government.
The goal is to use that data to develop ramp design guidelines that improve the accessibility, usability and safety of vehicle wheelchair ramps.
Loading and unloading equipment specialist Thorworld Industries has revamped its market leading mobile yard ramps range in order to fully meet differing customer requirements.