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  • n. A segment of roadway that directs vehicular traffic from ordinary roads onto a freeway


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  • Summer jobs provide young people a critical on-ramp to the road towards responsibility, community, work ethic, stability and economic self-sufficiency.

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  • Things improved coasting downhill, but when I accelerated up the on-ramp to merge with traffic, my real-time fuel economy dipped below 10 mpg.

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  • I made what I thought was a rather artful multiple-lane-change to access a very necessary and poorly signed (imagine ....) on-ramp.


  • Al-Jazeera's latest video from Cairo shows the Army removing the burned-out police truck that has been on an on-ramp since Friday, and the museum barricades still up.

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  • We crossed the interstate, then walked down the on-ramp to I-90.

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  • We were climbing the highway on-ramp when we saw a man standing at the side of the road with his thumb out.

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  • I walked through the city center and climbed the on-ramp to I-90, a fairly busy highway, but the only route I could find to cross the mountains.

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  • A guy on a ninja bike drives past you, weaves in and out of the traffic, past the police, and up onto the on-ramp.

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  • He peels out of the parking lot and takes off up the avenue then up the on-ramp onto the parkway.

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  • An "on-ramp" clause allows NASA to purchase any launch vehicle offered or developed in the future by Boeing, Lockheed Martin or other companies during the life of the agreement.

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