wheelchair ramp

noun

: a ramp for someone in a wheelchair to use instead of stairs to enter a building

Examples of wheelchair ramp in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The only thing off about the scene was the drab wheelchair ramp that led to the front door. Gustavo Arellano, Los Angeles Times, 31 Aug. 2023 So supporters gathered over several days to build a wheelchair ramp at his grandparents’ house. Patrik Jonsson, The Christian Science Monitor, 7 June 2023 The owners were required to bring the house up to code and added a sprinkler system, larger restrooms, a wheelchair ramp and a new state-of-the-art kitchen. Linda Deutsch, Los Angeles Times, 25 Mar. 2023 My grandmother navigated her walker up the rickety wooden wheelchair ramp, the floor was peeling linoleum. Colleen Oakley, Good Housekeeping, 6 Mar. 2023 Local organizations reached out to offer their services as well, such as building a free wheelchair ramp or offering rides to the Veterans Administration hospital. Holly V. Hays, The Indianapolis Star, 21 Feb. 2023

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“Wheelchair ramp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wheelchair%20ramp. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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