Stop or rest

  • 1 rest stop — rest stops (The form rest area is also used for meaning 2.) 1) N COUNT On a long journey by road, a rest stop is a short period when you stop and leave your vehicle, for example to eat or go to the toilet. 2) N COUNT A rest stop or rest area is a …

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  • 2 rest stop — n a place near a road where you can stop and rest, use the toilet etc …

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  • 3 rest — rest2 [rest] n. [ME < MFr reste < OFr rester, to rest, remain < L restare, to stop, stand, rest, remain < re , back + stare, to STAND] 1. what is left after part is taken away; remainder 2. [with pl. v.] the others: Used with the vi.… …

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  • 4 rest area — rest .area n especially AmE a place near a road where you can stop and rest, go to the toilet etc …

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  • 5 rest — rest1 W1S1 [rest] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1 the rest 2¦(relaxing)¦ 3 put/set somebody s mind at rest 4 come to rest 5 give it a rest 6 give something a rest 7 at rest 8 and all the rest of it 9 and the rest 10 lay/put something …

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  • 6 rest — 1 /rest/ noun 1 the rest what is left after everything else has been used, dealt with, killed etc: I got half way through reciting the poem and couldn t remember the rest. | At least four of the enemy were killed and the rest fled. (+ of): He ll… …

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  • 7 rest area — noun designated paved area beside a main road where cars can stop temporarily • Syn: ↑pull off, ↑rest stop, ↑layby, ↑lay by • Hypernyms: ↑area * * * noun, pl ⋯ eas [count] US : an area next to a highway where people can stop to rest, use the… …

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  • 8 rest stop — A place at the side of a road where drivers can stop (to rest). The British term is lay by …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 9 rest area — noun (C) especially AmE a place near a road where you can stop and rest, go to the toilet etc …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 Rest area — Rest stop redirects here. For the film, see Rest Stop (film). For the Stephen King story, see Rest Stop (short story). Lay by redirects here. For the form of installment purchase, see Layaway. Rest area on northbound Interstate 81 at milepost 262 …

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  • 11 rest*/*/*/ — [rest] noun I 1) [singular] the part of something that remains, or the people or things that remain I m not really hungry – do you want the rest?[/ex] Rain will spread to the rest of the country by evening.[/ex] The rest of the attackers were in… …

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  • 12 stop — 1 vb stopped, stop·ping vt 1: to cause to halt stopped payment 2: to subject to a legal stop vi: to cease activity or motion stop 2 n: an act or inst …

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  • 13 rest — vi: to bring to an end voluntarily the introduction of evidence in a case the defense rest s vt: to cease presenting evidence pertinent to (a case) I rest my case Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 14 Rest Stop — (englisch „Raststätte“) ist der Name: eines US amerikanischen Spielfilms aus dem Jahr 2006, siehe Rest Stop 1, und dessen Fortsetzungen Rest Stop: Don’t Look Back aus dem Jahr 2008 einer Kurzgeschichte aus der Kurzgeschichtensammlung Sunset von… …

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  • 15 Rest Stop — Jaimie Alexander. Données clés Réalisation John Shiban …

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  • 16 stop — [n1] end, halt; impediment bar, barricade, blank wall*, block, blockade, break, break off, brick wall*, cease, cessation, check, close, closing, conclusion, control, cutoff, desistance, discontinuation, ending, fence, finish, freeze*, grinding… …

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  • 17 Stop motion — (or frame by frame) animation is an animation technique to make a physically manipulated object appear to move on its own. The object is moved by small amounts between individually photographed frames, creating the illusion of movement when the… …

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  • 18 Rest — Rest, n. [AS. rest, r[ae]st, rest; akin to D. rust, G. rast. OHG. rasta, Dan. & Sw. rast rest, repose, Icel. r[ o]st the distance between two resting places, a mole, Goth. rasta a mile, also to Goth. razn house, Icel. rann, and perhaps to G. ruhe …

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  • 19 Rest house — Rest Rest, n. [AS. rest, r[ae]st, rest; akin to D. rust, G. rast. OHG. rasta, Dan. & Sw. rast rest, repose, Icel. r[ o]st the distance between two resting places, a mole, Goth. rasta a mile, also to Goth. razn house, Icel. rann, and perhaps to G …

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  • 20 stop — or [stäp] vt. stopped, stopping [ME stoppen < OE stoppian (in comp.) < WGmc stoppōn < VL * stuppare, to stop up, stuff < L stuppa < Gr styppē, tow < IE * stewe , to thicken, contract > Gr styphein, to contract, Sans stuka,… …

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