Stopover Stop"o`ver, Stop-over Stop"-o`ver, n. 1. the act or privilege of stopping over; stopping at a station or airport beyond the time of the departure of the train or airplane on which one came, with the purpose of continuing one's journey on a subsequent train or airplane; the temporary interruption of one's journey. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

2. a brief visit. [PJC]

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  • stop-over — [ stɔpɔvɶr ] n. m. inv. • v. 1975; de l angl. to stop over « faire escale » ♦ Anglic. Escale volontairement prolongée en un point du trajet aérien par le voyageur. Sur ce vol charter, les stop over sont interdits. stop over [stɔpɔvœʀ] n. m. invar …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Stop-over — auch: Stop|over 〈[stɔ̣poʊvə(r)] m. 6〉 Zwischenaufenthalt bei einer Reise [<engl. stopover „Zwischenstation, Zwischenlandung“] * * * Stop|over, Stop over [ stɔp|oʊvɐ , … |oʊvɐ ], der; s, s [engl. stopover]: Zwischenlandung, Zwischenaufenthalt.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Stop-over — Stop over, auch Stọp|over [... ouvə] der; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. stopover zu to stop over »die Fahrt (kurz) unterbrechen«> Zwischenlandung, Zwischenaufenthalt auf einer Reise …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • stop over — verb 1. interrupt a journey temporarily, e.g., overnight We had to stop over in Venezuela on our flight back from Brazil • Syn: ↑lay over • Derivationally related forms: ↑stopover, ↑layover (for: ↑lay over) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stop-over — Stopover Stop o ver, Stop over Stop o ver, a. Permitting one to stop over; as, a stop over check or ticket. See {To stop over}, under {Stop}, v. i. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stop over — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms stop over : present tense I/you/we/they stop over he/she/it stops over present participle stopping over past tense stopped over past participle stopped over 1) same as stop off We stopped over in New York on …   English dictionary

  • stop over — UK US stop over Phrasal Verb with stop({{}}/stɒp/ verb ( pp ) ► to stay somewhere for one night or more when you are going or returning to somewhere else: »I stopped over in Paris on my way back …   Financial and business terms

  • Stop-over — D✓Stop|over, Stop over [ st... , auch ... |o:vɐ ], der; s, s <englisch> (Zwischenaufenthalt) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • stop over — verb To interrupt ones journey for a short (sometimes overnight) stay; to stop off. See Also: stopover, stop over …   Wiktionary

  • stop over — stay at a place overnight or for a short time while on a trip The plane had to stop over in Alaska because one of the passengers had a heart attack …   Idioms and examples

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