ramp-up
noun Date: 1980 buildup, increase

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  • Ramp up — is a term used in economics and business to describe an increase in firm production ahead of anticipated increases in product demand. Alternatively, ramp up describes the period between product development, and maximum capacity utilization,… …   Wikipedia

  • ramp up — • ramp up v. • ramp up n. To increase over time. We intend to ramp up production in anticipation of holiday demand. Just try not to cramp up …   Business English jargon and slang

  • ramp-up — • ramp up v. • ramp up n. To increase over time. We intend to ramp up production in anticipation of holiday demand. Just try not to cramp up …   Business English jargon and slang

  • ramp-up — UK US noun [S] ► a large increase in activity or in the level of something: »They saw a ramp up in orders. »As assemblers are needed to support the production ramp up, the total number of jobs is expected to grow to around 20 …   Financial and business terms

  • ramp up — (something) to increase the amount or size of something. The city ramped up security at the bridge today. They re launching a new video game to ramp up their profits. Opposite of: scale back (something) …   New idioms dictionary

  • ramp up — verb bolster or strengthen We worked up courage build up confidence ramp up security in the airports • Syn: ↑build up, ↑work up, ↑build • Hypernyms: ↑increase …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ramp Up — A significant increase in the level of output of a company s products or services. A ramp up typically occurs in anticipation of an imminent increase in demand. While it is generally a feature of smaller companies at an early stage of development …   Investment dictionary

  • ramp up — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms ramp up : present tense I/you/we/they ramp up he/she/it ramps up present participle ramping up past tense ramped up past participle ramped up to increase something such as a rate or level, especially the rate… …   English dictionary

  • ramp-up — /ˈræmp ʌp/ (say ramp up) noun a sudden increase in the level of operation: a ramp up to meet the deadline …   Australian English dictionary

  • ramp up — verb a) To increase rapidly to a new value. Headcount ramped up over three months. b) To increase (something) rapidly to a new value; to cause (something) to ramp up. The manager ramped up headcount …   Wiktionary

  • Ramp-Up — Unter Ramp up versteht man die Phase im Lebenszyklus einer neuen Software oder einer neuen Software Veröffentlichung zwischen dem Entwicklungsende und der allgemeinen Marktfreigabe. Dabei wird die Software in der Regel bei ausgewählten Kunden… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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