pit stop
noun Date: 1932 1. a stop at the pits during an automobile race 2. a. (1) a stop (as during a trip) for fuel, food, or rest or for use of a restroom (2) a temporary deviation from a direct or usual course <
a career pit stop…where he worked temporarily in between TV jobs — Mark Lorando
>
b. (1) a place where a pit stop is or can be made (2) an establishment providing food or drink

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pit stop — pit stops 1) N COUNT In motor racing, if a driver makes a pit stop, he or she stops in a special place at the side of the track to get more fuel and to make repairs. He had to make four pit stops during the race. 2) N COUNT A pit stop is a brief… …   English dictionary

  • pit stop — (p[i^]t st[o^]p ) n. 1. (Auto Racing) A stop by one of the competing cars in a pit by the side of the racetrack, to take on gasoline, change tires, or perform other maintenance. [PJC] 2. Hence: Any pause in a journey, to eat or drink, or to use a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • pit stop — n. 1. a temporary stop in the pit by a racing car during a race to refuel, change tires, etc. 2. Slang a) any pause, for food, drink, etc., during a journey b) the place where such a pause is made make a pit stop Slang to visit a restroom …   English World dictionary

  • pit stop — /pitˈstɔp, ingl. ˈpɪtˌstHp/ [loc. ingl., propr. «arresto (stop) in una fossa (pit)» nel sign. particolare di «box per automobili»] loc. sost. m. inv. (nelle gare motoristiche) fermata ai box …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • pit stop — n 1.) a time when a driver in a car race stops in the ↑pits to get more petrol or have repairs done 2.) make a pit stop AmE informal to stop when driving on a long journey, for food, petrol, or to go to the toilet …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pit stop — pit′ stop n. 1) cvb spo a stop in a pit during an auto race 2) cvb inf Informal. any brief stop, as during an automobile ride, to eat, rest, etc 3) cvb a place where one makes such stops • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

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