off-ramp
noun Date: 1954 a ramp by which one leaves a limited-access highway

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • off-ramp — (n.) 1954, from OFF (Cf. off) (adv.) + RAMP (Cf. ramp) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • off-ramp — n AmE a road for driving off a ↑freeway British Equivalent: slip road …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • off-ramp — off ,ramp noun count AMERICAN a road that leads off a big highway …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Off-Ramp — For a highway off ramp see, Interchange (road). Off Ramp Off Ramp attacked by Scarecrow in Young Heroes in Love #8 Publication information …   Wikipedia

  • off-ramp — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms off ramp : singular off ramp plural off ramps American a road that leads off a big highway …   English dictionary

  • off-ramp — /awf ramp , of /, n. an exit lane for traffic from a turnpike or freeway to a street. Also, offramp. Cf. on ramp. [1950 55, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • off-ramp — noun A segment of roadway that directs vehicular traffic onto ordinary roads from a freeway Syn: exit ramp …   Wiktionary

  • off-ramp — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a ramp by which one leaves a limited access highway …   Useful english dictionary

  • off-ramp — noun (C) AmE a road for driving off a highway (1) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • off-ramp — noun N. Amer. an exit road from a motorway …   English new terms dictionary

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