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hop off

In network transmission, to move off one network onto another. Network technologies may be the same or different. For example, data could hop off a large IP network onto a small IP network. Voice traffic could hop off an SS7 network onto a VoIP network. See hop.
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A hop on hop off tour is where a passenger may hop off the bus and explore the city at his or her pace, then hop back on the bus to continue the tour and move to a different place of interest.
Then, from the end of April until the end of September, Birmingham's open top tour bus will be running every weekend as a hop on, hop off tour by request.
After all, many people jump in their cars and hop off to the big shopping centres that surround us like White Rose near Leeds and Sheffield's Meadowhall rather than go down to Huddersfield town centre and fiddle around looking for change to pay at the parking meter.
Here, the young'uns hop off a roller coaster moments before it derails, graphically tossing bodies into the wild black yonder.
How to get there Hop on the northern line and hop off at Oval, unsurprisingly.
The 30-seater bus has already begun circulating around the city centre every 15 minutes, allowing shoppers to hop on and hop off at six different locations.
Parents with any sense will hop off somewhere else.
Set your treadmill for whatever grade you want, and hop off for a rest at the appropriate intervals.