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 ?
Starting on Monday, January 29, the roundabout at Kingston Park junction will be closed for a month to extend the cycling facilities, new signing and lining around the slip roads.
Both the northbound and southbound exit slip roads were closed due to the collision being on the roundabout.
The focus of the work will concentrate on the main carriageway and slip roads between Newton Road and Heaton Road junction, and the city boundary with North Tyneside near the Wills Building.
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.
The first phase will involve closing the roundabout, the A1 northbound entry and exit slip roads as well as the entry and exit slip roads to the A696 and the B6918.
The slip roads and roundabout will be reduced to a single lane overnight, between 7pm and 6am, from Monday for four nights.
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.
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.
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.
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.