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Recent Examples on the Web Finch’s signature cocktail tastes like a dreamsicle and feels right at home in the former filling station that dates back to 1922. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, "Thunderbird Station, now open, is the oldest new bar-restaurant in Dallas," 18 Sep. 2020 President Donald Trump promised to allow higher-ethanol gasoline to be distributed using existing filling station pumps, a move designed to bolster support among corn farmers and biofuel producers in Iowa and other Midwestern swing states. Jennifer A Dlouhy,, "Trump Vows to Unleash Ethanol Sales as He Woos Corn Belt," 12 Sep. 2020 Most of us don't live anywhere near a hydrogen filling station, and the Mirai's sub-$400-per-month lease rates almost certainly don't reflect the cost of its fuel cell or its carbon-fiber storage tank. Ezra Dyer, Car and Driver, "Hyperion XP-1 Is a 221-MPH Hydrogen-Powered Hypercar," 12 Aug. 2020 The hydrogen, suitably compressed, is stored in a tank on board the vehicle, and is replenished at a filling station, like petrol. The Economist, "Hydrogen power After many false starts, hydrogen power might now bear fruit," 4 July 2020 Diggers should be aware much of the access has been closed and those driving to the coast should bring their own food and drinks and enough fuel to get home without visiting local stores and filling stations. oregonlive, "Bill Monroe: Complex set of sport salmon fishing seasons proposed," 18 Apr. 2020 Most cruise lines, like Avalon Waterways, offer guests filtered water fill stations on ships to ensure travelers are always hydrated throughout their vacation. Erica Lamberg, USA TODAY, "Day tripping: 10 suggestions for game-planning and packing for a day of sightseeing," 20 Jan. 2020 There are also restrooms, water bottle filling stations and a gift shop. Rachel Berry,, "Hikers rejoice: New Hocking Hills visitors' center features exhibits and indoor bathrooms," 24 June 2019 Facebook and Twitter posts, sent around 2:15 p.m., did not specify whether the explosion occurred at the Airgas retail store at 309 Sentry Drive or the Airgas fill station at 401 Sentry Drive. Jim Riccioli, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "'A massive boom': Explosion at Waukesha gas company reverberated through the city and left one injured," 12 Dec. 2019

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1921, in the meaning defined above

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“Filling station.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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