service station


noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. service mark,
  2. service medal,
  3. service module,
  4. service pipe,
  5. service road,
  6. service stripe,
  7. service tree,
  8. service uniform,
  9. service, robert william,
  10. serviceable

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.

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British Dictionary definitions for service station

service station

noun

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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