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Definition of the noun layover

What does layover mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: layovers

  1. a brief stay in the course of a journey
    • examples: We had a layover in Chicago. | We had a layover in Boston. | We have a 50-minute layover in Boston.
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonyms of layover: stop / stopover
    • more generic word: stay = continuing or remaining in a place or state
    • more specific terms:
      • night-stop = a break in a journey for the night
      • pit stop = a brief stop at a pit during an automobile race to take on fuel or service the car
      • pit stop = a stop during an automobile trip for rest and refreshment
      • stand = a stop made by a touring musical or theatrical group to give a performance

Alternative definition of the noun layover


  1. an overnight stop in travel (frequently confused with stopover)


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Layover: In transportation, a layover, stopover, way station, or connection is a break between parts of a single trip, where the traveler typically gets off one vehicle and gets on to another.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Layover

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Google previewSuccessful Tourism (2006)

Volume II: Tourism Practices by Pran Nath Seth

L/O: A layover is a person whose accommodation, transfers and meals have to be paid by an airline on account of delayed departures, technical trouble ...

Google previewWatch Your Language! (1994)

Mother Tongue and Her Wayward Children by Robert M. Gorrell

An overlay is something that covers something else, like a transparency over printed material; a layover is a stop during a journey. To overtake something is to catch up with or pass it; a takeover is a seizing of power, in a business or a nation .

Google previewAnalysis of the Electric Railway Problem (1921)

Report of the Federal Electric Railways Commission with Summary and Recommendations, Supplemented by Special Studies of Local Transportation Issues in the State of New Jersey and the City of Denver, with Notes on Recent Developments in the Electric Railway Field by Delos Franklin Wilcox

The long layover is a great handicap. The other line has 50 per cent more of its receipts left after paying wages. The only feature that is swift about a road with long layovers is the rapidity with which it approaches the receiver." At pages 1665 ...

Google previewRemote Sensing of Glaciers (2009)

Techniques for Topographic, Spatial and Thematic Mapping of Glaciers by Petri Pellikka, W. Gareth Rees

Layover is an extreme case of foreshortening, which occurs when the incident angle is smaller than the foreslope. In this case, the mountain has so much relief that the summit backscatters energy toward the antenna before the energy pulse ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the U.S. Congress (2011)

by Scot Schraufnagel

LAYOVER. An informal term for a period of delay required by a special rule. For example, when legislation is reported out of a standing committee a rule may specify that the legislation must “lay over” for a specified period before it can be ...

Google previewTruespel Book Two: Phonetic Dictionary of USA English (2006)

by Thomas E. Zurinskas

languid ~laengwij - language ~laengwish - languish ~laenk - lank ~laenkist - lankest ~Lae'oennael - Leonel ~lae'oever - layover ~lae'out - layout ~laepersin - layperson ~laes -lace ~Laesee - Lacey ~Laesee - Lacy ~laet -late ~laeteks - latex ...

Google previewThe Perfect Learners' Dictionary (?) (1999)

by Thomas Herbst, Kerstin Popp

lampblack, lamprey, lancer, land-holder, landing-field, landing-net, landlubber, landsman, landwards, lantem-jawed, lapidary, largo, lariat, lascar, latchkey child, layover, tamarind, tamarisk, tarnbour, tamable, tam o'shanter, taps, ...

Google previewEnglish and Muskokee Dictionary (1890)

by Robert McGill Loughridge, David M. Hodge

to Layover, Wiketv-palhv'mken. to Lay up, A-áyetv. Hericetv. Lazy, En- hon'rë. to be Lazy, Enhónretv. Leach, Kapúsko. Kvpë-escáfkv. to Lead, Sëvpáyetv. to Lead, Evpáyetv. Ahvlv'tet- áyetv. to Lead many, Ahvlvthicetv. to Lead us to, ...

Google previewTransportation-Logistics Dictionary (2012)

by Joseph L. Cavinato

LAYOVER Eight hours or more rest before continuing the trip, or any off-duty period ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels (2015)

by Hastings, James

the coarser manufacture of this material wasadopted by John,and wemay receivea good ideaof its texture,from what Braithwaite says ofthe Arabian tents: “ They aremadeof camel's hair, somewhat like our coarse hair cloths to layover goods.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Leisure and Outdoor Recreation (2004)

by John Jenkins, John Pigram

PARTICIPATION in international sportsEVENTS, conferences andother meetings, study tours and other student programmes, as well as transit to another country; crew members of foreign vessels or aircrafts docked in the country on layover; ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

or multistop flight, layover, stopover, redeye; hub and.

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Scrabble value of L1A1Y4O1V4E1R1

The value of this 7-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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