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 ?
It will affect sections of Moreton Spur and associated slip roads, which link the local road network and the motorway.
All the work will be done between 10pm and 5am at night, Monday to Friday, and will require full overnight closures of the westbound or eastbound link road carriageways and slip roads at either end at different times.
The effect of the Order will be to close, at times during the works, the M62: (i) westbound carriageway from the exit slip road at Junction 25 (Brighouse) to the entry slip road at Junction 25, a distance of 1127 metres; (ii) eastbound carriageway from the exit slip road at Junction 25 to the entry slip road at Junction 25, a distance of 966 metres; (iii) westbound carriageway from the exit slip road at Junction 26 (Chain Bar) to the entry slip road at Junction 26, a distance of 1609 metres; (iv) eastbound carriageway from the exit slip road at Junction 26 to the entry slip road at Junction 26, a distance of 1609 metres; (v) westbound exit and eastbound entry slip roads at Junction 25; and (vi) eastbound and westbound entry and exit slip roads at Junction 26.
Work on the westbound slip roads is expected to take place on the nights of 19 and 20 May 2015 and on the eastbound slip roads on 21 - 23 May 2015.
It will be necessary to impose a temporary 50mph speed restriction on the: (i) A1(M) northbound carriageway approximately 650 metres north of the northern overbridge at Junction 63 (Blind Lane Interchange) to approximately 275 metres south of the A1231 overbridge at Junction 65, a distance of 3600 metres; (ii) A194(M) northbound carriageway from its diverge with the A1(M) northbound carriageway at Junction 65 northwards for a distance of 1900 metres; (iii) A1(M) northbound exit and entry slip roads at Junction 64 (Vigo Interchange), and (iv) A194(M) northbound exit slip road at Havannah Interchange.
The effect of the Order will be to close, for 24 hours a day, the: (i) A19 northbound entry and exit slip roads at the A172 Tontine Interchange; (ii) gap in the A19 northbound central reservation approximately 900 metres north of Tontine Interchange overbridge; (iii) layby adjacent to the A19 southbound carriageway approximately 180 metres north of the A172 overbridge at Tontine Interchange; and (iv) layby adjacent to the A19 northbound carriageway approximately 1350 metres south of the A684 underbridge at Osmotherley.
Slip roads onto the M6 at Spaghetti Junction are among those set for closure as the Highways Agency begins extensive pothole resurfacing work which will take up to six months to complete.
Two slip roads at the Stivichall roundabout will be closed for two nights as part of the Highways Agency's ongoing improvement work on the A45/A46 Tollbar End Scheme.
MOTORISTS are being warned of roadworks starting next week which could affect their journeys, The work, starting on Monday, will be to resurface the roundabouts and entry and exit slip roads at the Stannington interchange, on the A1 north of Newcastle.
All the slip roads and flyovers would have four lanes (two on each side) but the main avenues and highways would be upgraded to five and six lanes, he added.
The entire lengths of the westbound and eastbound on and off slip roads at Junction 18, Llandudno Junction Interchange; iv.
Co Clare FG councillor and former chief fire officer Johnny Flynn also warned the NRA that slip roads at Tulla Road in Ennis and Barefield are no more than 100 yards long and lead in to 90 degrees bends.