gas station


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 The lens of an internal camera was covered with tape, but an exterior view captured London smoking a cigarette at the gas station before the incident, according to Murphy. William Lee,, "Prosecutors said medical driver ID’d former boyfriend as person who ran her over before her death: ‘It was London’," 20 Dec. 2020 Luisa Escudero was only inside the gas station for three minutes to get a bottle of water. Austen Erblat,, "Search on for service dog stolen in truck from Fort Lauderdale gas station," 12 Dec. 2020 An employee at the gas station also told the Associated Press that the contents of the bus were not election-related. Camille Caldera, USA TODAY, "Fact check: School bus in Arizona was full of office equipment, not voting machines," 10 Dec. 2020 The details from the Shreveport crime are similar to the killing at a gas station in the Lower 9th Ward. Ramon Antonio Vargas,, "Man arrested after machete attack in Shreveport; no word if connected to NOLA killing," 2 Feb. 2021 Homicide detectives responded to the scene, including many of the same detectives who had been at the police shooting the night before at a gas station in Southeast Portland, Pashley said. oregonlive, "Portland police investigating fatal shooting in NE Portland Christmas morning," 26 Dec. 2020 Bertrand, was found about 2 p.m. by local police at a gas station in Plymouth. Nicholas Rondinone,, "Connecticut UPS driver’s death sending shock through delivery drivers during holiday rush," 24 Dec. 2020 Frost eventually pulled into a Chevron gas station, canceled the ride and asked Hardesty to leave the vehicle. Audrey Conklin, Fox News, "Portland official who called 911 on Lyft driver blames fear of 'white supremacists'," 14 Nov. 2020 Things took a turn for the worse when Frost pulled off the highway and into a gas station and ended the ride. Mike Brest, Washington Examiner, "Portland city commissioner in favor of defunding police called 911 over Lyft incident," 11 Nov. 2020

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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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27 Feb 2021

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“Gas station.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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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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