on-ramp
noun Date: 1958 a ramp by which one enters a limited-access highway

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  • on-ramp — /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] * * * …   Universalium

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

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

  • on-ramp — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a ramp by which one enters a limited access highway * * * /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] * * * on ramp «ON ramp» …   Useful english dictionary

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

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

  • On-Ramp Wireless — Type Private Industry Wireless, Smart Grid, Energy Founded 2008 Headquarters …   Wikipedia

  • On Ramp Records — infobox record label name = On Ramp Records parent = EMI founded = 2007 founder = Louis O Reilly distributor = genre = Country country = Canada location = Saskatoon, Saskatchewan url = On Ramp Records is a Canadian country music record label… …   Wikipedia

  • Ramp — may refer to: Gravitational: * Inclined plane, a physical structure that is a simple machine * Airport ramp, the area around an airport terminal where aircraft are loaded and unloaded * Entrance ramp, or on ramp , on a freeway * Exit ramp, or off …   Wikipedia

  • Ramp meter — Metered ramp on I 894. A Portland, Oregon ramp meter …   Wikipedia

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