ramping


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial.
Related to ramping: Ramping Down

ramping

[′ramp·iŋ]
(engineering)
In the production of parts fabricated from composite materials, a gradual and programmed sequence of changes in temperature or pressure that control curing and cooling.
References in classic literature ?
"And so here's Rugby, sir, at last, and you'll be in plenty of time for dinner at the School-house, as I telled you," said the old guard, pulling his horn out of its case and tootle-tooing away, while the coachman shook up his horses, and carried them along the side of the school close, round Dead-man's corner, past the school-gates, and down the High Street to the Spread Eagle, the wheelers in a spanking trot, and leaders cantering, in a style which would not have disgraced "Cherry Bob," "ramping, stamping, tearing, swearing Billy Harwood," or any other of the old coaching heroes.
The great sow had been an awful beast, while ramping about the woods and fields, but was a pleasant object enough when cut up into joints, and smoking on I know not how many dinner tables.
Since then, it has been operating continuously, ramping up to 750 metric tons per day (mt/d).