filling station

noun

Examples of filling station in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The nearest bathroom is at a filling station half a mile away. David Feliba, Washington Post, 14 Nov. 2023 Gas trucks could not access gas terminals in Port Everglades, a hub for filling stations for Miami, Ft. Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. Garfield Hylton, Orlando Sentinel, 24 Apr. 2023 The study, conducted by Baker & O’Brien Inc. for the main US refining trade group, outlines larger-than-expected impacts of the change, which is part of a bid to encourage filling stations to sell higher ethanol E15 gasoline and offer it year round. Jennifer A. Dlouhy, Chicago Tribune, 16 Feb. 2023 This is also the date multiple news sources in Uzbekistan reported a compressed natural gas vehicle exploded at a filling station in Samarkand, a city in the southeastern part of the country. Kate S. Petersen, USA TODAY, 6 Apr. 2023 See all Example Sentences for filling station 

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Word History

First Known Use

1921, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of filling station was in 1921

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“Filling station.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/filling%20station. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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