Definition of pit stop
- a career pit stop … where he worked temporarily in between TV jobs
- —Mark Lorando
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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: 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
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