Reverse-Annuity Mortgages (RAM)

Business / Finance / Reverse-Annuity Mortgages (RAM): Bank loan for an amount equal to a percentage of the appraisal value of the home. The loan is then paid to the homeowner in the form of an annuity.

Reverse-Annuity Mortgages (RAM)

Business / Finance / Reverse-Annuity Mortgages (RAM): Bank loan for an amount equal to a percentage of the appraisal value of the home. The loan is then paid to the homeowner in the form of an annuity. MORE

Reverse-Annuity Mortgage (RAM)

Business / Real Estate / Reverse-Annuity Mortgage (RAM): A loan under which the homeowner receives monthly payments based on his or her accumulated equity rather than a lump sum. The loan must be repaid at a prearranged date or upon the death of the owner o MORE

Repayment Mortgages

Business / Debt / Repayment Mortgages: A mortgage where throughout the term, regular payments are made to partly repay interest on the capital and to partly repay the capital itself (the amount of the loan). Initially the largest proportio MORE

Random Access Memory (RAM)

Technology / Computers / Random Access Memory (RAM): All memory accessible at any instant by a processor. Called random because of the random placement of information within the memory bank. Operates at very high speeds on a high speed bus, to the CPU. MORE

Radar Absorbent Material (RAM)

Technology / Radar / Radar Absorbent Material (RAM): Radar absorbent material has electrical properties similar to free space. When radar impacts radar absorbent material, the energy acts as though it "sees’ infinite free space instead of a boundary. MORE

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