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lay-by

1. Nautical an anchorage in a narrow waterway, away from the channel
2. a small railway siding where rolling stock may be stored or parked
3. Austral and NZ a system of payment whereby a buyer pays a deposit on an article, which is reserved for him until he has paid the full price

lay-by

[′lā‚bī]
(mining engineering)
Siding in single-track underground tramming road.
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In the early morning hours of July 13, 2016, Privott stabbed King in the eyes with a screwdriver as King was returning to his office after making his last check around the rest area. King did not recognize Privott during the assault and Privott's motives were never discovered.
The commission expressed interest in the proposal by Alex Ray of the Common Man family of restaurants and Rusty McLear of Hampshire Hospitality Holdings, the team that transformed the rest areas in Hooksett, to undertake a similar project further north at Exit 23, where the highway intersects with Route 104 leading west to Bristol and east to Meredith.
For the past several years, Oregon Travel Experience has encouraged rest area visitors to use old-fashioned printed comment cards provided at rest areas.
(2) Cielo and Hercules wait for owners Winfred Morfe and Abi Santos during a stop last night at the Charlton rest area. (3) State Trooper Gary Woods helps motorist Mimi Sundstrom of Milton with a gas pump at the Charlton rest area.
The mall management took action following complaints from shop owners on shoppers occupying the sofa in the rest area for a long time and couples behaving intimately.
According to Ener1, the project, known as the HyTech Rest Area, will employ the company's 10-kilowatt (kW) fuel cell-based energy source and is expected to be completed within the next 18 months.
Later that day, after completing his route, he was on his way back to Waste Management of Central Michigan when he stopped at a rest area. During the brief interlude, he remembered the box and decided to retrieve it to see what, if anything, it might contain.
And according to Cellucci spokesman Jason Kauppi, "The concern was that a family may feel they could not stop at a rest area safely and free from seeing something they may not want to see." It might be something Cellucci doesn't want U.S.
On Friday, investigators inspected the bus, which remains at the rescue site, the Kodani rest area on the Sanyo Expressway in Higashi-Hiroshima, looking for clues in the death of Tsukamoto.
Bus stops at the Okuya rest area along the Sanyo Expressway in Higashi-Hiroshima after Hiroshima prefectural police block the expressway.
Murad Saeed announced that NHA has decided to establish a rest area for general public on its building on the bank of Rivier Kunar in Naran.
The 41-year-old was detained during police traffic checks at a motorway rest area 240km south of Madrid.