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on-ramp

or on·ramp

[on-ramp, awn-]
noun
  1. 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
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on-ramp

noun
  1. a ramp that provides access to the specified part of a road systeman interstate highway on-ramp
  2. a method of accessing a service or facilityan important on-ramp to the on-line world
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