truck stop

noun

: a facility especially for truckers that is usually by a highway and that includes a diner, fuel pumps, and a garage

Examples of truck stop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The justices ruled 6-3 in favor of a truck stop in North Dakota that wants to sue over a regulation on debit card swipe fees that the federal appeals court in Washington upheld 10 years ago. Beth Greenfield, Fortune, 1 July 2024 The label sought to was to revitalize and maintain 45’s for truck stop juke boxes, compilations of truck driving songs, and giving a label home to the country subgenre. Bruce Haring, Deadline, 15 June 2024 Dozens of people sheltered at a highway truck stop in the small town of Valley View as the storm rolled through the largely rural county north of Dallas near the Oklahoma state border. Joseph Wilkinson, New York Daily News, 26 May 2024 James Lamm, general manager of the Good 2 Go truck stop situated off exit 359 of I-40, the highway's final exit in Arizona before the New Mexico state line, said the derailment affected his business on Friday. Madeline Nguyen, The Arizona Republic, 26 Apr. 2024 See all Example Sentences for truck stop 

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1951, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of truck stop was circa 1951

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“Truck stop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/truck%20stop. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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