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Princeton's WordNet

  1. build up, work up, build, ramp upverb

    bolster or strengthen

    "We worked up courage"; "build up confidence"; "ramp up security in the airports"

Wiktionary

  1. ramp upverb

    To increase rapidly to a new value.

  2. ramp upverb

    To increase (something) rapidly to a new value; to cause (something) to ramp up.

  3. ramp upverb

    To start up; to be in an initial phase of rapid increase.

  4. ramp upverb

    To start (something) up; to cause (something) to ramp up.

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  1. Ramp up

    Ramp up is a term used in economics and business to describe an increase in firm production ahead of anticipated increases in product demand. Alternatively, ramp up describes the period between product development, and maximum capacity utilization, characterized by product and process experimentation and improvements. Ramp up typically occurs when a company strikes a deal with a distributor, retailer, or producer, which will substantially increase product demand. For example, in June, 2008, after launching a joint venture with Guangzhou Automobile, Toyota announced that it would “ramp up” production in China to meet expected increases in market demand by constructing a plant in Guangdong, which would produce some 120,000 additional Camry sedans. As ramp up is typical in early stages of firm or market development, the term and process is widely associated with venture capital, which seek to rapidly increase rate of return on investment, just prior to exit. For example, Wrightspeed, the producer of the X1 electric car prototype, began to seek out capital in order to hire on 50 well-trained employees in order to “ramp up” production in anticipation of sales successes.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ramp up in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ramp up in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of ramp up in a Sentence

  1. Cao Jun:

    At the moment, we have 20-plus people in the factory, working 24 hours. We're offering them quadruple their wages per day, we aim to ramp up output on Jan. 27 and be at full capacity on Feb. 1, when we'd have nearly 200 workers.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    There's no doubt that, in the Sunni areas, we're going to have to ramp up not just training, but also commitment, and we. better get Sunni tribes more activated than they currently have. been.

  3. Stefan Jacoby:

    We could not ramp up Spin production to boost the volume as we had expected ... although the product was really good, the logistics chain of the Spin was too complex; we had low volume so we could not localize the car accordingly, and from the cost point of view we were just not competitive.

  4. Defense Minister Hans Peter Doskozil:

    As the EU's external borders are not yet effectively protected, Austria will soon ramp up strict border controls. That means massive border controls on at the Brenner (Pass), and with soldiers.

  5. Klaus Roewe:

    The priority is to ramp up and then we will start thinking about what we can transfer.

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