gas station

noun

Definition of 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 Stewart was shot to death on Dec. 29, 2018, at a gas station in Tempe by then 25-year-old Griffin, the court found. Sam Burdette, The Arizona Republic, 15 June 2022 The owner of a gas station in Minnesota wants customers to know he is also frustrated with the country’s record-high prices. Lawrence Richard, Fox News, 12 June 2022 The price of gasoline has surpassed $5 at a gas station in Cleves. Victoria Moorwood, The Enquirer, 6 June 2022 Police believe Candia shot and killed Carter and Wilds at a gas station in the Central Forest Park neighborhood of Northwest Baltimore after a dispute. Lilly Price, Baltimore Sun, 6 June 2022 The man who took his truck used his credit card an hour later at a gas station in Wilsonville. oregonlive, 29 May 2022 Jean Barreto, 26, suffered third-degree burns over 75 percent of his body during the incident Feb. 27 at a Wawa gas station in Orlando, the NeJame Law group said in a statement Wednesday. Antonio Planas, NBC News, 18 May 2022 Gas prices are displayed at a Chevron gas station in Mill Valley, Calif., May 2. The Editorial Board, WSJ, 13 May 2022 The gas station is located at 551 Broadway, officials said. Matt Yan, BostonGlobe.com, 9 June 2022 See More

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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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Last Updated

27 Jun 2022

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“Gas station.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gas%20station. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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gas station

noun

Kids Definition of gas station

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

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