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  Battering Ram - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Battering Ram, engine of war used from ancient times until development of the cannon.
In earliest usage the ram was a wooden beam with a mass of...
A battering ram is a siege engine originating in ancient times to break open fortification walls or doors.
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  Battering ram - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A battering ram is a weapon originating in ancient times to break open fortification walls or doors.
In its simplest form, a battering ram is just a large, heavy log carried by several people and propelled with force against an obstacle, the momentum of the ram being sufficient to damage the target.
Battering rams are still used in various roles in modern times, sometimes mounted on vehicles.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battering_ram   (430 words)

  
 BATTERING RAM - LoveToKnow Article on BATTERING RAM   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In its simplest form the beam was carried in the hands of the soldiers, who assailed the walls with it by main force.
The improved ram was composed of a longer beam, in some cases extending to 120 ft., shod with iron at one end, and suspended, either by the middle or from two points, from another beam laid across two posts.
The ram was shielded from the missiles of the besieged by a penthouse (ymca) or other overhead protection.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /B/BA/BATTERING_RAM.htm   (237 words)

  
 Battering Ram
The motion of the battering ram should stay inside a single plane going back and then forward, as is defined by the ram itself and the parallel ridgepole.
Refining this image, on the bottom of the battering ram, sticking straight down from the center of its length, imagine a half-putter about a foot and a half long with the face of the putter squared up behind a ball.
Then try locating the sashes on the ram fairly close together while holding the two sashes in a unified grip of the two hands, with the ram balanced horizonatally.
puttingzone.com /MyTips/ram.html   (651 words)

  
 The Battering Ram
The Battering Ram is believed to be an ancient war engine and variations of the battering ram were used in China and by the Romans and Greeks.
The Battering ram was first powered by sheer muscle, then a sling was added and finally wheels assisted in moving the ram to the target.
The Battering Ram or Bore was suspended by chains or ropes from the penthouse ceiling.
www.middle-ages.org.uk /the-battering-ram.htm   (1001 words)

  
 HowStuffWorks "Battering ram"
Battering ram was a heavy wooden beam that served as a war machine from ancient times through the Middle Ages.
Soldiers used battering rams to knock down the walls and open the gates of fortified towns and castles.
The forward end of the ram had a metal covering that, in some cases, was shaped like a ram's head.
reference.howstuffworks.com /battering-ram-encyclopedia.htm   (158 words)

  
 The Battering Ram Siege Engine
A Ram, militaristically spoken, in principle is a wooden beam used to batter down walls or gates of a fortified place.
Battering Rams are crucial especially at sieges, where they can literally constitute the "breaking point" of a turning battle, allowing the attackers to penetrate gates and infiltrate the enemy keep or castle.
Simple Battering Rams are often used by orcs, more sophisticated devices were developed in the course of time especially by the Erpheronians.
www.santharia.com /weapons/battering_ram.htm   (1373 words)

  
 Battering Ram
The history of the battering ram dates back to antiquity and variations of the battering ram were used in China and by the Romans and the Greeks.
The Battering Ram was introduced in England by the Romans.
The Ram or Bore was suspended by chains or ropes from the penthouse ceiling.
www.castles.me.uk /battering-ram.htm   (970 words)

  
 ninemsn Encarta - Search Results - Battering Ram   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Battering Ram, engine of war used from ancient times until development of the cannon.
In earliest usage the ram was a wooden beam with a mass of...
Virtual Disk, in computer science, commonly called a RAM disk, Random access memory (RAM) used as a disk drive.
au.encarta.msn.com /Battering_Ram.html   (93 words)

  
 Medieval Battering Ram
This was true not only for provisions, but also for many of their larger weapons and siege engines, particularly the battering ram.
The concept behind the battering ram is simple – momentum coupled with mass.
The battering ram, while basic in function and design, remains a popular weapon today seeing use in military and police settings.
www.medieval-period.com /medievalbatteringram.html   (246 words)

  
 Battering ram   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A battering ram is a weapon used from ancient historyancient times.
Police used patrol cars as battering rams Thursday to stop a pickup truck that led officers on a chase that ended at Sky Harbor International Airport, where controllers were forced to momentarily stop air traffic.
Police used patrol cars as battering rams to stop a pickup truck that led officers on a chase Thursday that ended at Sky Harbor International Airport.
www.infothis.com /find/Battering_ram   (529 words)

  
 Squib battering ram - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki
The Squib battering ram was a tool of Squib design used for breaking through obstructions.
After placing the ram end against an obstacle, the user switched the machine on.
Fegegrish Heavy Industrials manufactured one model of Squib battering ram and sold it through the Galladinium Galactic Exports catalogue.
starwars.wikia.com /wiki/Squib_battering_ram   (100 words)

  
 Battering Ram   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The battering ram was used to make a breach in the walls of a besieged town.
A stout beam, measuring from 65 to over 100 feet, was hung by ropes on a horizontal beam and swung backwards and forwards to loosen the stones of the wall.
The men working the ram were sheltered by a roofed shell of boards which rested on a framework that ran upon wheels.
www.fordhamprep.com /marim/1H-War1/ram.htm   (90 words)

  
 Battering Ram - Marvel Universe: The definitive online source for Marvel super hero bios.
Battering Ram - Marvel Universe: The definitive online source for Marvel super hero bios.
Battering Ram was a mutant possessed of superhuman strength, stamina, and a high degree of resistance to physical injury.
Battering Ram also sported a pair of curved bony horns that grew from his reinforced skull, allowing him to use his head to break through barriers or bowl opponents over.
www.marvel.com /universe/Battering_Ram   (104 words)

  
 Lego Set Review: 6062 - Battering Ram
Once the ram had been trundled into position, Edward's trusted guards began to smash the surprisingly sturdy door of the fort down.
The 6062 Battering Ram and Defensive Wall is a successor to the 1984 set, 6061 Siege Tower.
The battering ram (an enterprising piece of Lego engineering) is mainly fl in colour with four wheels and a retractable rod set near the base of the model (the actual ramming piece).
www.adequate.com /lego/reviews/Details/115.html   (594 words)

  
 MySpace.com - BATTERING RAM - Metal - www.myspace.com/batteringrambelgium
Due to unforeseen circumstances the band is "on hold" for an unknown period.
The founding members still hope that one day the Ram will rise again but at this moment nothing is certain.
Cool, Battering Ram terug samen.Zag sommige leden destijds wekelijks in de B.stroate te Gent.
www.myspace.com /batteringrambelgium   (223 words)

  
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Siege armies used a battering ram to break down a gatehouse door or even smash a castle wall.
The slow forward movement as the battering ram was wheeled toward the castle wall earned it the nickname "tortoise." Soldiers swung the hanging trunk back and forth, and the forward end of the trunk moved in and out of the shed like a tortoise's head, battering its target.
Defenders sometimes dropped mattresses down to cushion the blows or lowered grappling irons to grasp the trunk, preventing it from swinging.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/nova/lostempires/trebuchet/batteringram.html   (152 words)

  
 Halflife2.net - Battering Ram!!   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I also made a battering ram out of ropes and phys_boxes that you can push up to the door.
The problem is i cant get the board to break under the pressure of the ram.
...also i only want the ram to be able to crush the board....not the phy_gun and i was messing around with the damage filter and couldnt find a way to set it to an individual object like the ram
www.halflife2.net /forums/printthread.php?t=73837   (141 words)

  
 Battering Ram - Iron Savior - Song Listings
But not every metal band that was formed in the '90s or 2000s is part of this brave new world.
Battering Ram is unlikely to convert anyone who resisted power metal in the past; if treasures like Iron Maiden's The Number of the Beast and Judas Priest's Hell Bent for Leather haven't converted you, Battering Ram probably won't do the trick either.
But for diehard believers who never gave up on power metal, Battering Ram is a pleasingly solid, if derivative and predictable, demonstration of Iron Savior's talents.
www.mp3.com /albums/636772/summary.html   (418 words)

  
 Battering ram used in mass jailbreak
Georgian police were last night trying to catch nearly 100 convicts still on the run after one of the largest prison breaks in history.
The crippled former Soviet state was reeling with embarrassment at the boldness of the jailbreak, in which 129 armed convicts fled in minibuses after overpowering prison guards and flattening the jail walls with dynamite and a battering ram.
A huge explosion ripped a hole in the prison walls, which was then enlarged using tree trunks as battering rams.
www.buzzle.com /editorials/9-12-2003-45332.asp   (431 words)

  
 Battering Ram: Planet of the Apes Gallery: Mego Museum : Mego Corp
Battering Ram: Planet of the Apes Gallery: Mego Museum : Mego Corp
While many of the Mego items didn't seem to fit the primitive stylings of the apes (ie: M-16's) these playset pieces were logical additions to the "Ape World"
Thanks to Mike D'Aloia we have pics of the Mexican version of the Battering ram which featured some snazzy redrawn artwork.
www.megomuseum.com /pota/batteringram.html   (61 words)

  
 Rochester Rams, M.C. - Battering Ram, Summer 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Being a Ram has brought me out of MY shadows and into a light that shines realllllly bright.
Obviously there is great importance in others’ in experiencing the Rams for who they are as a club and individuals.
As the Editor-in-Chief sometimes I question the worthwhileness of doing a Battering Ram when some of the members don’t write their articles and I have to make matters worse by coercing Rams to write them.
www.rochesterrams.com /batteringram/2002_2_Summer.php   (5338 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Battering Ram: Toys & Games
Battering Ram: Swinging backwards and forwards, the battering ram was able to penetrate the thickest gates and walls.
Wet Skins protected the battering ram against flaming arrows.
Be the first one to add a relevant tag (keyword that's strongly related to this product).
www.amazon.com /Schleich-42009-Battering-Ram/dp/B000IOTV1M   (336 words)

  
 Rochester Rams, M.C. - Battering Ram   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It has articles describing life as a Ram, events attended and other information you could probably live without (but would you want to).
The Battering Ram is generally mailed out to those people who attend our functions.
But if you wish to be on our mailing list and receive the Battering Ram, you may write to Terry M. Or, you can view the Battering Ram ONLINE:
www.rochesterrams.com /batteringram/index.php   (83 words)

  
 THE TOILET - An American Tradition Since 1997   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Battering Ram is a relatively simple position that even the most slack-jawed dumbies can perfect in a matter of hours.
The man positions himself on all fours, and uses his arms and legs to propel himself horizontally into the woman’s abdomen.
Increasing the pace of the ramming can lead to greater stimulation, but care should be taken not to actually knock the woman over, especially if she is pregnant or holding a glass of Five Alive.
www.thetoiletonline.com /kamasutra/62/batteringram   (232 words)

  
 Battering Ram (X-Force member)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
History: (X-Force #116)- Battering Ram was present on the North African mission of X-Force in which Sluk was killed.
He was later seen suiting up for the New York mission to resuce a hostage boy band.
Sir Ram, of the Knights of Wundagore, @ Tales to Astonish I#94/2
www.marvunapp.com /Appendix/batram.htm   (242 words)

  
 (GCH731) Battering Ram by gallahad
In preparation for a siege on the castle, an army must construct a battering ram.
If they can locate a very large ram component they will place it on a carriage.
If a large ram cannot be found, a group of able bodied men can still carry and wield a smaller ram with great effectiveness.
www.geocaching.com /seek/cache_details.aspx?ID=102148   (251 words)

  
 Battering Ram: A LEGO® creation by James Brink : MOCpages.com
It is very hard to make a battering ram look proper, and you've done it!
This is a very nice slender battering ram.
MOCpages is an unofficial, fan-created web service that is not sponsored by the LEGO Group of companies.
www.mocpages.com /moc.php/3162   (92 words)

  
 Battering Ram - Wizards of the Coast
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At the beginning of your combat phase, Battering Ram gains banding until end of combat.
Whenever Battering Ram becomes blocked by a Wall, destroy that Wall at end of combat.
www.wizards.com /magic/autocard.asp?name=Battering+Ram   (80 words)

  
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 Blogcritics.org: Iron Savior - BATTERING RAM (Noise/Sanctuary)
BATTERING RAM, while still very european in style, is a fast, furious record complete with excellent vocals, ripping guitars and just an overall fast paced effort.
He's got a very clean vocal, but with enough of a snarl to keep it out of the operatic range and into a full-on metal blast.
If BATTERING RAM is an indication, the maturation process is over.
blogcritics.org /archives/2004/08/31/230548.php   (1087 words)

  
 GW Online : The Lord of The Rings : Isengard : The Forces of Evil Miniatures Range
In the meantime the pages are laid out so that they can be read without formatting.
Before attacking the walls of Helm's Deep, the Fighting Uruk-hai fashion massive wooden rams fitted with heavy iron bands to cause as much damage as possible to their target.
Uruk-hai Battering Rams are available 1 miniature per blister pack.
uk.games-workshop.com /isengard/miniature-gallery/84   (251 words)

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