Meaning of “pit stop” in the English Dictionary

"pit stop" in British English

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pit stopnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpɪt ˌstɒp/ us /ˈpɪt ˌstɑːp/

(Definition of “pit stop” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pit stop" in American English

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pit stopnoun [ C ]

us /ˈpɪt ˌstɑp/

pit stop noun [ C ] (CAR REPAIR)

a brief stop for fuel or repairs in a car race

pit stop noun [ C ] (STOP FOR NEEDS)

infmla brief stop during a car trip to get food or fuel, or to use the bathroom

(Definition of “pit stop” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)