Definition of Rest stop

1. Noun. Designated paved area beside a main road where cars can stop temporarily.

Exact synonyms: Lay-by, Layby, Pull-off, Rest Area
Generic synonyms: Area



Lexicographical Neighbors of Rest Stop

rest homes
rest house
rest in peace
rest jaw relation
rest nitrogen
rest on
rest on one's laurels
rest pain
rest period
rest position
rest relation
rest room
rest seat
rest stop (current term)
rest vertical dimension
restabilise
restabilised
restabilises
restabilising
restabilization
restabilizations
restabilize
restabilized
restabilizes
restabilizing
restable
restabled
restables

Literary usage of Rest stop

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"1. remain (rare), continuance, rest, stop (not in good usage in this sense), abode (literary or rare); spec, sojourn; see DELAY. a. ..."

2. The Trans Canada Trail in Quebec by Yves Seguin, Jean Pare (2004)
"The Petit Temis, or Trans Canada Trail, begins behind the Petro-Canada gas station (Rue Fraserville), where a rest stop [Km 0] is located near Highway l85, ..."

3. A Treatise on Lathes and Turning, Simple, Mechanical and Ornamental by W. Henry Northcott (1876)
"Set the rest stop to the next line of the star; bring the plate to 960, and move forward 40 divisions ; make a cut, and move 120; cut again, and repeat for ..."

4. Bear Went Over the Mountain: Soviet Combat Tactics in Afghanistan by Lester W. Grau, Voennai︠a︡ akademii︠a︡ imeni M.V. Frunze (1996)
"We planned to leave on the morning of 5 December, move for five or six hours covering 80 kilometers with one rest stop. Following an overnight rest, ..."

5. Manual of Telegraphy by W. Williams (1885)
"In order that the tongue may always have a bias towards the insulated or rest stop A, it is necessary that the adjustment be so made that the magnetism of ..."

6. The Artichoke Trail: A Guide to Vegetarian Restaurants, Organic Food Stores by James Frost (2000)
"... 518-622-9820 Seasonal - Saturday Catskill Farmers' Market II Malsen rest stop, ... Friday through Sunday Catskill Farmers' Market III Ulster rest stop, ..."

7. Western Canada by Paul-Eric Dumontier, Jennifer McMorran, Pierre Longnus (2004)
"High River Another rest stop along the Macleod Trail, High River, 24km south of Okotoks along Hwy. 2A, was the only place people, horses, cattle and wagons ..."

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