[adj., adv. non-stop; n. non-stop]
being without a single stop en route: a nonstop bus; a nonstop flight from New York to Paris.
happening, done, or held without a stop or pause or without offering relief or respite: The ambassador faced a nonstop schedule of meetings and interviews during her visit.
without a single stop en route.
Informal. without a pause or interruption or without respite; continually: My back ached nonstop for three days.
a long-distance airline flight that makes no stops between the starting point and the destination.

1900–05; non- + stop Unabridged
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nonstop (ˈnɒnˈstɒp)
adj, —adv
done without pause or interruption: a nonstop flight

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