Also called gas station. a place equipped for servicing automobiles, as by selling gasoline and oil, making repairs, etc.
a place that provides some service, as the repair of equipment, or where parts and supplies are sold, provided, dispensed, etc.
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Origin of service station
First recorded in 1915–20
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Examples from the Web for service station
By this time Miss Prudence was talking to the service-station man about the road.Crossed Trails in Mexico|Nell Virginia Fairfax and Helen Allan Ripley
a place that supplies fuel, oil, etc, for motor vehicles and often carries out repairs, servicing, etc
a place that repairs and sometimes supplies mechanical or electrical equipment
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