pit stop


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pit stop

n.
1. Sports A stop at a pit for refueling or service during an automobile race.
2. Informal
a. A brief stop for rest and refreshment, especially during a road trip.
b. A place where such a stop is made.

pit stop

n
1. (Motor Racing) motor racing a brief stop made at a pit by a racing car for repairs, refuelling, etc
2. informal any stop made during a car journey for refreshment, rest, or refuelling

pit′ stop`


n.
1. a stop in a pit during an auto race.
2. Informal. any brief stop, as during an automobile ride, to eat, rest, etc.
3. a place where one makes such stops.
[1930–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pit stop - a stop during an automobile trip for rest and refreshmentpit stop - a stop during an automobile trip for rest and refreshment
layover, stopover, stop - a brief stay in the course of a journey; "they made a stopover to visit their friends"
2.pit stop - a brief stop at a pit during an automobile race to take on fuel or service the car
layover, stopover, stop - a brief stay in the course of a journey; "they made a stopover to visit their friends"
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