Simple Definition of pit stop
: a stop for fuel and minor repairs during a car race
: a short stop during a journey for rest or food or to use a bathroom
: a place for making such a stop
Full Definition of pit stop
1 : a stop at the pits during an automobile race
2 a (1) : a stop (as during a trip) for fuel, food, or rest or for use of a restroom (2) : a temporary deviation from a direct or usual course <a career pit stop … where he worked temporarily in between TV jobs — Mark Lorando> b (1) : a place where a pit stop is or can be made (2) : an establishment providing food or drink
Examples of pit stop in a sentence
We made a pit stop for some food before getting back on the highway.
This little town is an ideal pit stop between the two cities.
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