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

Examples of nonpeak in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One lane will be closed on Sulphur Spring Road during nonpeak daytime hours throughout the week. Katia Parks, Baltimore Sun, 17 Mar. 2023 Starting prices for the all-inclusive, two-night adventure top $4,800 for two guests sharing a cabin during nonpeak dates. Eve Chen, USA TODAY, 1 Dec. 2021 The resort, which boasts four separate mountains — Aspen Mountain, Buttermilk, Aspen Highlands and Snowmass — is managing capacity with new passes and pricing to anticipate peak weekends and incentivize nonpeak times such as weekdays. Washington Post, 8 Oct. 2020 Some lane closures may occur during nonpeak travel hours. Washington Post, 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, 6 Oct. 2017 The city would allow cutting only during nonpeak fire season, between Oct. 1 and June 30. Sven Berg, idahostatesman, 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,, 16 June 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1914, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonpeak was circa 1914

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“Nonpeak.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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