gas station


Definition of gas station 

: a retail station for servicing motor vehicles especially with gasoline and oil

called also service station

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Many of the gas stations were sold off and are still operating. Brian Slodysko, Houston Chronicle, "Pence family gas stations left costly environmental legacy," 13 July 2018 Many of the gas stations were sold off and are still operating. Brian Slodysko, The Courier-Journal, "Cleanup of Pence family's failed gas stations cost Indiana taxpayers $20M," 13 July 2018 As of last November, the project was only in its first phase — adding the first section of a third lane next to the Mobil gas station. Elizabeth Marie Himchak, Rancho Bernardo, "Road improvements coming to Rancho Bernardo Road," 11 July 2018 Gelber and his friend were out driving their Lamborghinis and stopped at the gas station to fill up on fuel. Kaitlyn Schwers, kansascity, "Gas pump ripped out by van sprays Lamborghini, which bursts into flames," 10 July 2018 Police had responded just after 8 p.m. Sunday to the gas station outside the Walmart at 175th and Halsted streets for a report of a disturbance with shots fired. Mike Nolan, Daily Southtown, "2 charged after shots fired during Walmart parking lot fight: Homewood police," 28 June 2018 The confrontation was captured by surveillance cameras at the gas station. USA TODAY, "Brazil court allows prosecution of Ryan Lochte over 2016 case," 28 June 2018 Next on her errand list: a trip to the gas station. Margaret Coker, New York Times, "A Moment to Savor: A Saudi Woman Rejoices as Driving Ban Ends," 23 June 2018 Surveillance video showed a man at the gas pump break into the car before driving to the side of the gas station to pick someone up, KARK reported. Crystal Hill, miamiherald, "Man paid a waitress for his meal. She saw her name on the credit card, Arkansas police say," 19 June 2018

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First Known Use of gas station

1925, in the meaning defined above

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11 Sep 2018

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The first known use of gas station was in 1925

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English Language Learners Definition of gas station

: a place where gasoline for vehicles is sold

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Kids Definition of gas station

: a place for servicing motor vehicles especially with gasoline and oil

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