Definition of off-ramp in English:

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North American
A sloping one-way road leading off a main highway.
Example sentences
  • There are expressways, smaller lanes, on-ramps and off-ramps and intersections.
  • Looking out at chain-link fences, gantry cranes, and a highway off-ramp at the edge of San Francisco Bay, I am in a very unlikely site to appreciate nature.
  • Motion adaptation can also cause problems when a driver exits a highway and enters an off-ramp, said Dr. Gray.

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