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off-ramp

or off·ramp

[ awf-ramp, of- ]
/ ˈɔfˌræmp, ˈɒf- /
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noun

an exit lane for traffic from a turnpike or freeway to a street.

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Origin of off-ramp

An Americanism dating back to 1950–55
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British Dictionary definitions for off-ramp

off-ramp

noun

a short steep one-way road by which traffic can leave a motorway or highway
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