service station

noun

Definition of service station 

2 : a place at which some service is offered

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This week floodwater lapped just at the edge of the gas and service station near the intersection of Old U.S. 52 and Nine Mile Road. Sheila Vilvens, Cincinnati.com, "With an eye on the rising water, Greater Cincinnati's river communities think of '97," 23 Feb. 2018 Authorities went back to the sugarcane field and recovered a cup from a service station in Boutte, according to court records. Michelle Hunter, NOLA.com, "Woman pleads guilty to manslaughter in fatal Facebook robbery," 18 Apr. 2018 His father, Wayne, managed a service station and later owned a hardware store. Richard Sandomir, New York Times, "Richard Peck, Acclaimed Author for Young Readers, Dies at 84," 27 May 2018 The property even has its own gas service station and car wash—the RockTane Gas & Wash—for those taking a road trip to the casino. Nancy Trejos, USA TODAY, "Where should you travel in July? Here are some ideas.," 2 July 2018 The company started in 1989 in an old service station that had been turned into a 1950’s diner by a film crew. Bob Bong, Daily Southtown, "Comings & Goings: Nothing Bundt Cakes, McAlister's Deli expanding to Mokena," 29 May 2018 Pump pain: For American consumers, the effect of President Trump's announcement Tuesday that the U.S. would pull out of the Iran nuclear deal was already apparent at their local service stations days ago. David Lazarus, latimes.com, "California Inc.: TV networks, eyeing big bucks, lay out prime-time plans for advertisers," 14 May 2018 Reached at the local Gulotta’s Mobil service station, Andrew Petersen, who represents one-third of the town’s three-person Board of Selectmen, had little desire to delve into the particulars. Dugan Arnett, BostonGlobe.com, "Things aren’t looking up for UFO monument in tiny town," 9 May 2018 But the amount of non-human waste items that get thrown into the SCAT machine has plugged up the system dramatically in recent years, said Ted Schroder, construction manager for Gem Stop service stations. Steve Stuebner, idahostatesman, "A stinky situation awaits rafters this season in Idaho's whitewater capital | Idaho Statesman," 30 Apr. 2018

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1916, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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