[ on-ramp, awn- ]
/ ˈɒnˌræmp, ˈɔn- /
an entrance lane for traffic from a street to a turnpike or freeway.
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Origin of on-ramp
by analogy with off-ramp
Words nearby on-ramp
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Example sentences from the Web for on-ramp
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British Dictionary definitions for on-ramp
a ramp that provides access to the specified part of a road systeman interstate highway on-ramp
a method of accessing a service or facilityan important on-ramp to the on-line world
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