on-ramp

noun
\ ˈȯn-ˌramp How to pronounce on-ramp (audio) , ˈän- \

Definition of on-ramp

: a ramp by which one enters a limited-access highway

First Known Use of on-ramp

1956, in the meaning defined above

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“On-ramp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on-ramp. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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on-ramp

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English Language Learners Definition of on-ramp

US : a short road that is used for driving onto a highway

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