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  • n. A sudden increase; a boost


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  • They believe the reopening of the "mothballed" manufacturing facility that co recently acquired coupled with the near-term ramp-up of its Model S positions both the co and stock for growth.

  • Hopefully the academic folks can find a way to work out the kinks in the APR during this so-called ramp-up period, because in theory, this kind of initative is exactly what the NCAA should be doing.

  • It was a so-called 'ramp-up' game for Wembley's security and stewarding staff with the 55,000 crowd well short of the 90,000 mark expected today.

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  • "The financial dimension of this ramp-up is critical."

    For Boeing, It's Been a Long, Strange Trip

  • Airbus chief operating officer for customers John Leahy congratulated Boeing on the upcoming delivery, but said the speed and smoothness of the Dreamliner ramp-up remain to be seen.

    For Boeing, It's Been a Long, Strange Trip

  • But a full ramp-up of production at the Wafa field that supplies Greenstream could prove hard because of a shortage of foreign oil workers.

    Italian Energy Firm Eni Restarts Its Libyan Production

  • And JAL's main domestic competitor, All Nippon Airways, is much further down the road of cooperating with one of those U.S. companies, setting the stage for a smoother ramp-up of their own closer marketing agreement later this year.

    The Cost of JAL's Long Delay

  • Conversations with advisers to several potential candidates suggest that the first reason for the slow ramp-up is a basic one: The coming campaign isn't for an open seat in the White House, but rather will be a race against an incumbent president.

    The New Speed of Politics in 2012

  • What I don't know is how much of that is Lyrica detox, and how much is Gabitril ramp-up.


  • The ramp-up in military spending to counter China's growing military sophistication conflicts with an economic policy that depends on the world's second-largest economy to buy its coal and iron ore.

    Australian Defense Strikes Delicate Balance With China


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