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lay·o·ver

 (lā′ō′vər)
n.
A short stop or break in a journey, usually imposed by scheduling requirements, as of airline flights.

layover

(ˈleɪˌəʊvə)
n
US a break in a journey, esp while waiting for a connection

stop•o•ver

(ˈstɒpˌoʊ vər)

n.
1. a stop or brief stay in the course of a journey.
2. such a stop made with the privilege of proceeding at a later time on the ticket orig. issued.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.layover - a brief stay in the course of a journey; "they made a stopover to visit their friends"
stay - continuing or remaining in a place or state; "they had a nice stay in Paris"; "a lengthy hospital stay"; "a four-month stay in bankruptcy court"
night-stop - a break in a journey for the night
pit stop - a brief stop at a pit during an automobile race to take on fuel or service the car
pit stop - a stop during an automobile trip for rest and refreshment
stand - a stop made by a touring musical or theatrical group to give a performance; "a one-night stand"
Translations

layover

[ˈleɪəʊvəʳ] N (US) → parada f intermedia (Aer) → escala f

layover

[ˈleɪˌəʊvəʳ] n (Am) → sosta
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