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layover Syllabification: lay·o·ver
Pronunciation: /ˈlāˌōvər/

Definition of layover in English:


North American
A period of rest or waiting before a further stage in a journey.
Example sentences
  • Based upon the schedule, that would have left me a layover of just 25 minutes in Patchogue.
  • After David went on his way, the rest of us milled about the airport for the rest of our layover.
  • Infections can be acquired en route, so layovers and intermediate stops should be identified.
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