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pit stop

noun

Simple Definition of pit stop

  • : a stop for fuel and minor repairs during a car race

  • : a short stop during a journey for rest, food, or to use a bathroom

  • : a place for making such a stop

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of pit stop

  1. 1 :  a stop at the pits during an automobile race

  2. 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


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