gas station


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

called also service station

Examples of gas station in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tom Cruise as Steve Randle Tom Cruise, 60, played Steve Randle, a member of the Greasers and Sodapop’s best friend who works with him at a gas station. Keith Langston, Peoplemag, 24 Nov. 2023 The promotion is happening at Circle K gas stations in California, Oregon and Washington, including San Diego County. Roxana Popescu, San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 Nov. 2023 One of the most popular gas station chains in the United States is offering a steep discount on its gas for the week of Thanksgiving, providing some financial relief to those traveling for the holiday. Asher Notheis, Washington Examiner, 20 Nov. 2023 Consumers spent less at stores, dealerships and gas stations in October, the first decline since March, which together with slower hiring and easing inflation indicate that the economy is cooling, the latest economic data showed. Jennifer Williams-Alvarez, WSJ, 19 Nov. 2023 Waze can show you the nearest gas stations along with up-to-date fuel prices. Kurt Knutsson, Fox News, 19 Nov. 2023 Seven hours after Peña was found, officers located Juan Ortiz and his vehicle at another gas station. Ivan Pereira, ABC News, 17 Nov. 2023 In addition, spending at restaurants, gas stations and local transit (including ride-share) earns 2% cash back and all other purchases earn 1% cash back. Martha C. White,, 17 Nov. 2023 Soldiers guard gas stations and the hulks of shops emptied of most everything including food, appliances, beer and liquor during the industrial-sized looting frenzy at outlets big and small — from Walmart and Sam’s Club to neighborhood groceries — that immediately followed the storm. Patrick J. McDonnell, Los Angeles Times, 13 Nov. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gas station was in 1925

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Cite this Entry

“Gas station.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

Kids Definition

gas station

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

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