service station


: a place at which some service is offered

Examples of service station in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Buttigieg and Sullivan spoke with air carriers and Federal Aviation Administration employees and toured the flight service station at Ralph Wien Memorial Airport. Alena Naiden, Anchorage Daily News, 22 Aug. 2023 An Aberdeen woman was sentenced Friday to a 25-year jail term in the stabbing last year of another woman at a service station in an apparent dispute over money. Katia Parks, Baltimore Sun, 5 Sep. 2023 Ayub plays Adam, who works night shifts at a motorway service station and lives a lonely life. Naman Ramachandran, Variety, 2 Sep. 2023 Before his arrest, Raynes was spotted on surveillance video at a Hedwig Village service station late Sunday morning. Natalie Neysa Alund, USA TODAY, 28 Apr. 2023 The new law, House Bill 2426, signed Friday by Democratic Gov. Tina Kotek went into effect immediately, leaving New Jersey as the only state in the US where service station customers can’t pump their own fuel. Andy Rose, CNN, 6 Aug. 2023 Brandon Venable, a service station manager, had urged lawmakers to reject the bill, saying some customers are careless and that attendants keep people safe. Andrew Selsky, Anchorage Daily News, 5 Aug. 2023 The building itself was reportedly built in 1923 as a service station. Marina Johnson, Detroit Free Press, 31 July 2023 One person was injured Sunday afternoon in an accidental shooting at a north Alabama service station off Interstate 65. William Thornton |, al, 8 May 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1916, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of service station was in 1916

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Cite this Entry

“Service station.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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