flag stop


Definition of flag stop

: a point at which a vehicle in public transportation stops only on prearrangement or signal

Examples of flag stop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Typically those races laid out to where there was no stop necessary in Stage 1 and Stage 2, and a green flag stop necessary in Stage 3. Kelly Crandall, USA TODAY, "NASCAR tweaks stage lengths for select 2020 Cup Series races," 29 Jan. 2020 The driver of the No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford thinks a green-flag stop that was brought on by a loose wheel was too much to overcome. Anthony Andro, USA TODAY, "Kyle Busch wins in Texas to add first trophy to 2018 points lead," 8 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of flag stop

1941, in the meaning defined above

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“Flag stop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flag%20stop. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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