non·​peak | \ ˌnän-ˈpēk How to pronounce nonpeak (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Some lane closures may occur during nonpeak travel hours. Washington Post, "South Capitol Street project promises a new bridge — and new life — for Anacostia," 3 Mar. 2018 Average pay for entry-level warehouse workers is expected to hit $13.68 an hour during this holiday season, up 10% compared with nonpeak wages and a nearly 5% increase from 2016, according to logistics staffing firm ProLogistix. Jennifer Smith, WSJ, "Freight and Warehousing Firms Add Jobs in September, Bucking Downturn," 6 Oct. 2017 The city would allow cutting only during nonpeak fire season, between Oct. 1 and June 30. Sven Berg, idahostatesman, "Boise looks to team up with landowners to fight fire, invasive plants in Foothills," 24 June 2017 The eastbound right lane of I-30 at Cherry Lane will remain closed during nonpeak travel hours and the Cherry Lane bridge over the interstate will stay closed indefinitely after a tractor-trailer struck the overpass, authorities said Friday. Star-telegram,, "I-30 opens fully at rush hour, but Cherry Lane bridge remains closed," 16 June 2017

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circa 1914, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonpeak.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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