slip road
slip road \slip road\ n. a short road giving access to an expressway [British] ``in England they call an access road a slip road.''

Syn: access road, slip road. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • slip road — slip roads N COUNT A slip road is a road which cars use to drive on and off a motorway. [BRIT] (in AM, use entrance ramp, exit ramp) …   English dictionary

  • slip road — n BrE a road for driving onto or off a ↑motorway American Equivalent: ramp …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • slip road — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a road entering or leaving a motorway or dual carriageway …   English terms dictionary

  • slip road — noun a short road giving access to an expressway in Britain they call an access road a slip road • Syn: ↑access road • Hypernyms: ↑road, ↑route * * * slip road noun 1. A local bypass …   Useful english dictionary

  • slip road — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms slip road : singular slip road plural slip roads British a road that you use to drive onto or off a motorway. The American word is ramp …   English dictionary

  • slip-road — /ˈslɪp roʊd/ (say slip rohd) noun British a road for entering or leaving a motorway …   Australian English dictionary

  • slip road — noun Brit. a road entering or leaving a motorway or dual carriageway …   English new terms dictionary

  • slip road — noun (C) BrE a road for driving onto or off a motorway; ramp (1) AmE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ˈslip ˌroad — noun [C] British a road that you use to drive onto or off a motorway …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • slip road — noun A segment of roadway that joins a motorway to ordinary roads (in either direction) …   Wiktionary

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