Definitions for lay-by

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word lay-by

Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. pull-off, rest area, rest stop, layby, lay-by(noun)

    designated paved area beside a main road where cars can stop temporarily

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. lay-by(Noun)

    A paved area at the side of a highway designated for drivers to stop in, for emergency parking, or where vehicles can wait, with larger lay-bys possibly having facilities like food vendors or public telephones.

  2. lay-by(Noun)

    A railroad siding; a second, short railroad track just to the side of a railroad track, connected with the main track by a switch and used for unloading, bypassing, etc.

Translations for lay-by

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for lay-by »


Find a translation for the lay-by definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these lay-by definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"lay-by." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 26 Mar. 2015. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for lay-by? Don't keep it to yourself...

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for lay-by:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.