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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The driver, later identified as Wilson, of Eldorado, was taken into custody at the gas station, police said. Kaitlyn Schwers, kansascity, "Truck crashes into Walmart and keeps going, video shows. Driver has been charged, Texas cops say," 29 June 2018 So why, exactly, would anyone want to get in on the Bitcoin frenzy at a local gas station? Susan Tompor, Detroit Free Press, "Bitcoin ATMs showing up in odd spots across metro Detroit," 28 June 2018 That changed when a friend of Quintyne’s saw Whitaker getting a coffee at a local gas station and recognized her as the woman in the video. Tara Bahrampour, Washington Post, "A man helped a woman stranded in a wheelchair. What he did next went viral.," 19 June 2018 While the man was in the store, two men walked in and first physically attacked him, then stabbed him once in the back and once in the arm before leaving the gas station. City News Service,, "2 arrested in attack on man inside gas station near SDSU," 10 June 2018 On Sunday gas prices in San Antonio were reported to average $2.64, a rise of 7.2 cents from the week before, according to a survey of local gas stations by GasBuddy. Rye Druzin, San Antonio Express-News, "More Texans to hit the road for Memorial Day weekend since 2005," 21 May 2018 Undercover detectives assigned to the case tracked Robinson down at a local gas station and tried to arrest him, according to Rivarde. Tina Burnside And Darran Simon, CNN, "Death of black man during arrest in Louisiana ruled homicide," 14 May 2018 Following an argument, Watkins followed her to a local gas station and allegedly threw her cell phone on the ground and shattered the screen. Edgar Thompson,, "UF incoming freshman Justin Watkins released from jail following Wednesday arrest," 10 May 2018 The man complied and the subjects fled, leaving him at the gas station, according to a preliminary police account of the simple robbery. Hanna Krueger,, "A man calls for a ride-share from the French Quarter, gets robbed instead," 29 Apr. 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

: 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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