slip road

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slip road

n
(Automotive Engineering) Brit a short road connecting a motorway, etc, to another road

slip road

on-ramp or exit ramp
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slip road - a short road giving access to an expresswayslip road - a short road giving access to an expressway; "in Britain they call an access road a slip road"
road, route - an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
Translations
nájezdnájezd na dálnicisjezd
frakørselsvejtilkørselsvej
liittymätie
prilazna cesta
bekötõútlehajtó
aîrein
高速道路の進入退出路
램프
objazdvjazdvýjazd
på-/avfartsväg till motorväg
ถนนเชื่อมทางหลวง
đoạn đường nối

slip road

n (Brit) → Zufahrtsstraße f; (for entering motorway) → (Autobahn)auffahrt f; (for leaving motorway) → (Autobahn)ausfahrt f

slip road

n (Brit) (to motorway) → rampa di accesso

slip1

(slip) past tense, past participle slipped verb
1. to slide accidentally and lose one's balance or footing. I slipped and fell on the path.
2. to slide, or drop, out of the right position or out of control. The plate slipped out of my grasp.
3. to drop in standard. I'm sorry about my mistake – I must be slipping!
4. to move quietly especially without being noticed. She slipped out of the room.
5. to escape from. The dog had slipped its lead and disappeared.
6. to put or pass (something) with a quick, light movement. She slipped the letter back in its envelope.
noun
1. an act of slipping. Her sprained ankle was a result of a slip on the path.
2. a usually small mistake. Everyone makes the occasional slip.
3. a kind of undergarment worn under a dress; a petticoat.
4. (also ˈslipway) a sloping platform next to water used for building and launching ships.
ˈslipper noun
a loose, soft kind of shoe for wearing indoors.
ˈslippery adjective
1. so smooth as to cause slipping. The path is slippery – watch out!
2. not trustworthy. He's rather a slippery character.
ˈslipperiness noun
slip road
a road for joining or leaving a motorway.
ˈslipshod adjective
(of work etc) untidy; careless. The teacher told him his work was slipshod.
give (someone) the slip
to escape from or avoid (someone) in a secretive manner. The crooks gave the policemen the slip.
let slip
1. to miss (an opportunity etc). I let the chance slip, unfortunately.
2. to say (something) unintentionally. She let slip some remark about my daughter.
slip into
to put on (clothes) quickly. She slipped into her nightdress.
slip off
1. to take (clothes) off quickly. Slip off your shoe.
2. to move away noiselessly or hurriedly. We'll slip off when no-one's looking.
slip on
to put on (clothes) quickly.
slip up to make a mistake; to fail to do something: They certainly slipped up badly over the new appointment (noun ˈslip-up)

slip road

طَرِيقٌ مَتَصِلٌ بِطَرِيقٍ سَرِيعٍ لِلسَّيَارَاتِ أَوْ مُنْفَصِلٌ عَنْهُ nájezd na dálnici frakørselsvej Zufahrtsstraße σοκάκι vía de acceso liittymätie bretelle prilazna cesta bretella 高速道路の進入退出路 램프 oprit avkjørsel podjazd entrada para a rodovia съезд с автомагистрали på-/avfartsväg till motorväg ถนนเชื่อมทางหลวง bağlantı yolu đoạn đường nối 高速公路会交点
References in periodicals archive ?
Two Aberdeenshire slip roads will face overnight closures next week while PS90,000 of resurfacing works are carried out.
ISLAMABAD -- The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has started construction of a protected u-turn and slip roads at Rawal Dam Chowk to ease traffic on Murree Road and Park Road, said CDA spokesman Syed Safdar Ali.
The overnight resurfacing works on the M80 at junction 7, the Haggs slip roads, are set to get underway on Friday, February 15, for two weeks.
Slip roads on either side of the carriageway are being widened and extended, while average speed cameras are being placed on the northbound side of the road.
Some of the closures will involve entire slip roads being shut from 8pm to 6am for up to three nights.
It will be necessary to close between 8pm on Friday 10 August 2018 and 6am on Monday 13 August 2018 and between the same times over subsequent weekends until completed, the A19 northbound carriageway as described in (i) and the northbound slip roads as described in (iii), (iv) and (v).
For this to happen, part of the Coast Road that runs beneath the bridge will be closed during offpeak hours, from 9.30am to 3.30pm, and traffic will be diverted up and over the slip roads.
Both the northbound and southbound exit slip roads were closed due to the collision being on the roundabout.
(TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF DRIVING) (EXCEPT FOR ACCESS) ORDER 2017 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that in order to enable essential carriageway maintenance works to be undertaken on Roby Road, M62 Junction 5 and M62 Junction 5 Slip Roads, Roby ("the Works"), and in order to facilitate traffic management, Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council proposes not less than seven days from the date of this Notice to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.
Describing the plans for the A55 roundabouts last year, the Welsh Government said: "At Llanfairfechan (Junction 15), the new junction will have eastbound and westbound entry slip roads from Penmaenmawr Road.
THE M4 MOTORWAY (SLIP ROADS AT JUNCTION 34 (MISKIN), VALE OF GLAMORGAN & RHONDDA CYNON TAF) (TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF VEHICLES) ORDER 2015 THE WELSH MINISTERS have made an Order under section 14 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 which is necessary to undertake works on or near the M4 motorway at Junction 34 (Miskin).