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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Tim Horton, a star for the Toronto Maple Leafs, and a business partner opened a coffee and doughnut shop in a converted gas station... James R. Hagerty, WSJ, "When a Cop Bought a Doughnut Shop, Something Surprising Happened: It Thrived," 8 Feb. 2019 The man allegedly made the threats around 6 p.m. July 1 both inside the store and around the fuel pumps at the gas station located at the intersection of Atlanta Highway and Friendship Road, according to the Facebook post. Raisa Habersham, ajc, "Cops: Man yelled terroristic threats at gas station patrons," 10 July 2018 So much more convenient than having to actually go to a gas station, like a plebe. Kaitlin Menza, House Beautiful, "Kim Kardashian And Kanye West’s New Miami Condo Refills Their Gas Tanks," 17 Jan. 2019 To start, the company is looking to work with gas stations, restaurants and other merchants that aren’t direct competitors, a person familiar with the matter said. Emily Glazer, WSJ, "Amazon Pay Accepted Here? Web Giant Aims to Put Digital Wallet in Stores," 21 Nov. 2018 Then came the drop: By 2013, that number had shrunk by 25 percent, thanks to an increase in land value, a change in fuel standards, and the growth of stores with gas stations, like Sam’s Club, Costco, Walmart, and Kroger. Katherine Lagrave, Condé Nast Traveler, "What the Road Trip Looks Like in 2030," 20 July 2018 Or that child could wind up at a converted motel along a tired Tucson strip of discount stores, gas stations, and budget motels. Dan Barry,, "Cleaning toilets, following rules: a migrant child’s days in detention," 14 July 2018 This is their second store; the first is located inside a BP gas station, 807 W. Atkinson Ave. Karen Pilarski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Former Milwaukee Alderman McGee Jr. opens up pop-up hemp store at Mayfair Mall," 10 July 2018 Fisher's employer, the PS Food Mart gas station, announced Monday that the manager had been fired. Marc Daalder, Detroit Free Press, "Michigan mom's job saved after viral post about son on life support," 3 July 2018

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First Known Use of gas station

1925, in the meaning defined above

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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

US : 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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