He died on the “reading day” in Blacksburg, when students had a day off before exams to cram in some final hours of study.
Collins said that most of her knowledge is from “here and there,” so there was no need to cram before the tournament.
Families of four and five cram into one-room shares without running water or reliable electricity.
Sayles would never have been able to cram all this material into a two-hour movie, let alone afford it.
So I agreed to cram my childhood collectibles on one shelf in the bedroom.
I felt that cram must have outdone himself to have provoked one of those crushed souls to such an action.
So was every person who possibly could cram through the doors of the big room.
Austin Clay took advantage of it also; it was a saving to his pocket, the fares having been lowered; and he rather liked a cram.
I'm going driving, sir, with Captain cram's own team and road-wagon.
And now Mrs. cram's bright eyes are dancing with eagerness and delight.
Old English crammian "press something into something else," from Proto-Germanic *kram-/*krem- (cf. Old High German krimman "to press, pinch," Old Norse kremja "to squeeze, pinch"), from PIE root *ger- "to gather" (cf. Sanskrit gramah "heap, troop," Old Church Slavonic gramota "heap," Latin gremium "bosom, lap"). Meaning "study intensely for an exam" originally was British student slang first recorded 1803. Related: Crammed; cramming.
: a cram session/ cram book
A very diligent student; grind (1900s+)
To study intensively for an upcoming examination (1803+ British students)