on-ramp

or on·ramp

[on-ramp, awn-]
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. on-message,
  2. on-mike,
  3. on-off,
  4. on-off phenomenon,
  5. on-peak,
  6. on-record,
  7. on-screen,
  8. on-seam,
  9. on-season,
  10. on-site

Compare off-ramp.

Origin of on-ramp

by analogy with off-ramp

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British Dictionary definitions for on-ramp

on-ramp

noun

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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