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1. Made or done without stops: a nonstop flight.
2. Unceasing; unremitting: nonstop criticism.

non′stop′ adv.


adj, adv
done without pause or interruption: a nonstop flight.



1. being without a single stop en route: a nonstop flight from New York to Dallas.
2. happening, done, or held without a pause: nonstop meetings.
3. without a single stop en route.
4. without interruption; continually.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nonstop - a flight made without intermediate stops between source and destinationnonstop - a flight made without intermediate stops between source and destination; "how many nonstops are there to Dallas?"
flight - a scheduled trip by plane between designated airports; "I took the noon flight to Chicago"
Adj.1.nonstop - (of a journey especially a flight) occurring without stops; "a nonstop flight to Atlanta"
direct - direct in spatial dimensions; proceeding without deviation or interruption; straight and short; "a direct route"; "a direct flight"; "a direct hit"
2.nonstop - at all timesnonstop - at all times; "around-the-clock nursing care"
continuous, uninterrupted - continuing in time or space without interruption; "a continuous rearrangement of electrons in the solar atoms results in the emission of light"- James Jeans; "a continuous bout of illness lasting six months"; "lived in continuous fear"; "a continuous row of warehouses"; "a continuous line has no gaps or breaks in it"; "moving midweek holidays to the nearest Monday or Friday allows uninterrupted work weeks"
Adv.1.nonstop - without stopping; "we are flying nonstop form New York to Tokyo"




1. adjcontinuo/a, senza sosta; (train, bus) → diretto/a, direttissimo/a; (flight) → diretto/a, senza scalo
nonstop entertainment → spettacolo continuo
2. advininterrottamente, senza sosta (Rail) → diretto
I flew non-stop to New York → ho preso un volo diretto per New York
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Southwest will expand its operations at Newark from 5 June 2011, adding three daily nonstops to Baltimore/Washington, three daily nonstops to Denver, two daily nonstops from Houston Hobby and two daily nonstops to Phoenix Sky Harbor.
The airline, which has been steadily expanding here, will now offer up to six departures a day from the US to Jamaica including: two nonstops from JFK to Kingston; two nonstops from JFK to Montego Bay; one daily nonstop from Orlando to Montego Bay; and bi-weekly nonstop from Boston to Montego Bay.
Las Vegas will get 11 more nonstops this year over the schedule last year.
Delta's new nonstops out of Atlanta down to Santiago de Los Caballeros starts December 9, Dominican Republic; and Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
It will begin operating four nonstops a week beginning June 2.
Currently, Horizon operates two nonstops to Seattle.
Independence Air began six daily nonstop flights between Washington Dulles and Savannah/Hilton Head, nine daily nonstops between Dulles and Cleveland, 13 daily nonstops between Dulles and New York JFK and nine daily nonstops between Dulles and Winston-Salem.