Definitions for layoverˈleɪˌoʊ vər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stop, stopover, layover(noun)

    a brief stay in the course of a journey

    "they made a stopover to visit their friends"


  1. layover(Noun)

    A pause in a journey.

    We had a layover while waiting to change planes, so we stretched our legs.


  1. Layover

    In transportation, a layover, also known as lays over or stopover, is some form of a break between parts of a single trip.

Editors Contribution

  1. layover

    Time Period during which truck transport is idle for any reason than regulatory stops.

    On his way to Afghanistan, an officer is surprised by a strange sight at a layover in the middle of the night.

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