layover
noun Date: 1873 stopover

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • layover — UK US /ˈleɪəʊvər/ noun [C] (also stopover) ► TRANSPORT a short stay at a place in the middle of a trip, especially one by plane: »We had a three hour layover in San Francisco …   Financial and business terms

  • layover — ☆ layover [lā′ō΄vər ] n. [< phr. LAYOVER (see LAY1)] a stopping for a while in some place during a journey …   English World dictionary

  • layover — (n.) also lay over, a stop overnight, 1873, from LAY (Cf. lay) (v.) + OVER (Cf. over). Earlier as a cloth laid over a table cloth (1777) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Layover — In transportation, a layover or lay over is some form of a break between trips of parts of a single trip [http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/layover] . Depending on the mode of transportation, its meaning may vary] In mass transitA layover… …   Wikipedia

  • layover — n. a layover between (a layover between planes) * * * [ leɪəʊvə] a layover between (a layover between planes) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • layover — lay|o|ver [ leı,ouvər ] noun count AMERICAN a short stop in a long trip, especially one between airplane flights: layover at/in: We only have a 30 minute layover in Detroit before catching the flight home …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • layover — noun an overnight stop in travel (frequently confused with stopover) Im working three legs today and layover in Dallas before heading to Atlanta tomorrow …   Wiktionary

  • layover — {n.} A stopover, usually at an airport or in a hotel due to interrupted air travel. * /There were several layovers at O Hare last month due to bad weather./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • layover — {n.} A stopover, usually at an airport or in a hotel due to interrupted air travel. * /There were several layovers at O Hare last month due to bad weather./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • layover — /lay oh veuhr/, n. stopover. [1870 75, Amer.; n. use of v. phrase lay over] * * * …   Universalium

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