a gas station, usually at the side of a major highway, where truck drivers stop for fuel, and often including a restaurant, sleeping and showering rooms, a store selling basic items, etc.
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Origin of truck stop
First recorded in 1960–65
Words nearby truck stop
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British Dictionary definitions for truck stop
/ (ˈtrʌkˌstɒp) /
mainly US and Canadian a place that supplies fuel, oil, etc, for lorries and trucks, and often provides facilities such as a restaurant for drivers
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