ramp sth up phrasal verb
1 [M] If a business ramps up its activity, it increases it:
The company announced plans to ramp up production to 10 000 units per month.
To stay competitive, they'll have to ramp up product development as well as cutting prices.
2 to increase the speed, power or cost of something:
Announcement of the merger is expected to ramp up share prices over the next few days.
Mitsubishi has ramped up the speed of its new micro-controllers.
(from Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary)
John Taylor, an AMD spokesman, noted that AMD-based Dell systems seem to be quite popular in retail stores. "We feel really good about the relationship with Dell and the growth ramp we've experienced," he said.
━━ vi. （ライオンが）あと足で立ち上がる, 襲いかかる; あばれ回る ((about)); 【建】傾斜する.
━━ n. （高速道路入口などの）傾斜路, ランプ; 【航空】（移動式の）タラップ.
━━ n., v. 〔英俗〕 暴利をむさぼること, 詐欺（を働く）.