ramping
 n.— «Queensland Health has backed down from plans to fine public hospitals that force ambulances to wait long periods to unload patients at their emergency departments. A proposal for penalising hospitals for the practice known as “ramping” drew swift condemnation on Thursday from Opposition Leader Jeff Seeney.» —“Qld govt ditches hospital fine plan” The Age (Melbourne, Australia) June 28, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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