A sloping surface joining two different levels, as at the entrance or between floors of a building
there was a ramp down to a double garage on basement level
A lane for traffic entering a turnpike or freeway
An increase in quantity, pace, output, intensity, etc.; a boost.
The rate at which a property, such as voltage or temperature, is increased (or decreased) linearly with time; also in extended use.
A sloping one-way road leading off a main highway
A continuous function whose value increases linearly for a particular range of values of the independent variable, and is constant outside this range; specifically the function f(x) = x + ?x?/2, which is zero for negative values of the argument and is linear with a gradient of 1 for positive values.
A misleading or unjustified use of publicity.
Increase the level or amount of (something) sharply