onramp

on-ramp

[on-ramp, awn-]
noun
an entrance lane for traffic from a street to a turnpike or freeway.
Also, onramp.
Compare off-ramp.


Origin:
by analogy with off-ramp

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on-ramp
 
n
1.  a ramp that provides access to the specified part of a road system: an interstate highway on-ramp
2.  a method of accessing a service or facility: an important on-ramp to the on-line world

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