service station


Definition of service station

2 : a place at which some service is offered

Examples of service station in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web California’s travel and tourism industry includes accommodations, transportation and rental cars, restaurants, retail stores, attractions, gasoline service stations, and other businesses that serve travelers. Elaine Ingalls, The Mercury News, "Study: American workers leave record 768 million vacation days unused," 27 Aug. 2019 The store features a meat market, deer processing, as well as a two pump service station and car wash. Kathy Jumper, al, "Investor buys Elberta Grocery Store," 11 Aug. 2019 As the two-hour crime spree unfolded, the suspect allegedly almost cut off a man's nose at a service station. Josh Hafner, USA TODAY, "A dark week gets darker," 8 Aug. 2019 Bill, who has experience in oil fields and real estate, has been in the service station business for 32 years. Michelle Matthews |, al, "Why customers are pumped about breakfast gumbo at this gas station," 4 Sep. 2019 Police were unable to find any shell casings but a service station employee told them there were sounds of firecrackers or pops around that time. Brett Johnson,, "Norridge police blotter: Former gang member says shots fired at car on Forest Preserve Drive," 9 July 2019 The buyers plan to subdivide the property and develop a convenience store/service station on the corner parcel, according to Lydia Franz of RE/MAX Orange Beach, who represented the buyers. Kathy Jumper, al, "Investors buy Serda building," 8 Sep. 2019 That bakery crime came after Kennard had previously broken into a vacant service station, leading him to plead guilty to three felony counts of burglary and larceny in 1979. David K. Li, NBC News, "Alabama man spent 36 years behind bars after stealing $50. He is about to go free.," 30 Aug. 2019 After three years of underground pop-ups inside breweries and abandoned service stations from San Jose to Oakland, pitmaster Matt Horn and his wife and business partner, Nina, are opening a brick and mortar restaurant in West Oakland. Jessica Yadegaran, The Mercury News, "Pop-up Horn BBQ opening first restaurant in former Brown Sugar Kitchen," 25 Aug. 2019

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'service station.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of service station

1916, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about service station

Statistics for service station

Last Updated

13 Nov 2019

Time Traveler for service station

The first known use of service station was in 1916

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for service station

service station


Kids Definition of service station

More from Merriam-Webster on service station

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with service station

Spanish Central: Translation of service station

Comments on service station

What made you want to look up service station? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


concealed or difficult to comprehend

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Pass the Little Ribbons: A Pasta Word Quiz

  • pasta resembling wheels with spokes
  • Match the pasta to its meaning in English: Rotelle
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!