on-ramp


on-ramp
\\ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ \ noun
: a ramp by which one enters a limited-access highway

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/on"ramp', awn"-/, n.
an entrance lane for traffic from a street to a turnpike or freeway.
Also, onramp. Cf. off-ramp.
[by analogy with OFF-RAMP]

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on-ramp «ON ramp», noun.
1. a section of roadway that feeds directly onto a controlled-access highway, bridge, or tunnel.
2. Figurative. something that leads directly to something else.

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n. a lane for traffic entering a turnpike or freeway

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/ˈɑːnˌræmp/ noun, pl -ramps [count]
US : a short road that is used for driving onto a highway — called also (Brit) slip road — compare off-ramp

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ˈon-ramp 7 [on-ramp] noun (NAmE, SAfrE)
a road used for driving onto a major road such as an ↑interstate

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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