pit stop

Auto Racing. a stop in the pits during a race, in which a competing car receives gasoline, a change of tires, or other servicing or repair.
Informal. any brief stop, as during an automobile ride, so that one may eat, get a drink, use a rest room, etc.
a place where one makes such stops.


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pit stop
1.  motor racing a brief stop made at a pit by a racing car for repairs, refuelling, etc
2.  informal any stop made during a car journey for refreshment, rest, or refuelling

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However, the truck pit stop is usually spread out pretty far and the trucker aspect of it makes me a little leery.
Thus the water entering the toilet bowl after the pit stop is not in general the same water as was in the big coke.
The keys shall be properly identified, located near the pit stop switch and shall be accessible from the pit access door.
The driver pulls off for crucial last pit stop before the final push for the checkered flag.
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