motor pool


Definition of motor pool

: a group of motor vehicles centrally controlled (as by a governmental agency) and dispatched for use as needed

Examples of motor pool in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web No one was hurt, but Army motor pool car driver Pfc. Los Angeles Times, 27 Jan. 2021 Witnesses at the motor pool said Guillen did not arrive with the paperwork. Kelsey Bradshaw, USA TODAY, 7 July 2020 After auditors questioned the use, Stapleton returned the vehicle to the motor pool in March 2019. Washington Post, 12 Oct. 2019 After auditors questioned the use, Stapleton returned the vehicle to the motor pool in March 2019. San Diego Union-Tribune, 12 Oct. 2019 The agency has put a freeze on an all non-essential spending to conserve cash, including computer and motor pool purchases, travel and training. oregonlive, 25 Sep. 2019 After bootcamp at Fort Indiantown Gap in Pennsylvania, she was stationed at Virginia’s Fort Belvoir and served in the motor pool. Yvonne Wenger,, 4 Aug. 2019 No one was hurt, but an Army motor pool car driver for McCornack General Hospital, Pasadena, escaped probable death only by a bit of quick driving action. Scott Harrison,, 22 June 2018 For all their popularity, compact crossovers are some of the dullest-driving vehicles in the national motor pool. Car and Driver, 30 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of motor pool

1942, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of motor pool was in 1942

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“Motor pool.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of motor pool

: a group of vehicles that are available for use


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