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on-ramp Syllabification: on-ramp

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of on-ramp in English:


A lane for traffic entering a turnpike or freeway.
Example sentences
  • As I entered the freeway on-ramp, there seemed to be even fewer cars.
  • There are expressways, smaller lanes, on-ramps and off-ramps and intersections.
  • The result could help engineers improve traffic forecasts and improve control over traffic lights at on-ramps, he says.
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