A short stop or break in a journey, usually imposed by scheduling requirements.(noun)
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Use "layover" in a sentence
"At least my layover is a longish one; even if my take-off is delayed, I probably won't miss my connecting flight (knock on wood)."
"The layover is short and the overall travel time is only about 16 hours, from Virginia to Beirut..."
"Our layover was a day in Paris – what a great place!"