ramming

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

ramming

  1. present participle of ram

Noun[edit]

ramming (plural rammings)

  1. A collision, where something is rammed.
    • 1894, Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute page 107
      In the case of accidental ramming the conditions are different on the side of the rammer as well as on that of the rammee. Mr. Forster tells us that, in the case of accidental ramming, it is an unusual thing for the rammer, being a battleship, to do herself much harm
    • 2000, Patrick G. Coy, Lynne M. Woehrle, Social Conflicts and Collective Identities
      [] extensive damage done to Royal Navy frigates by rammings by Iceland Coast Guard.