Service station

Service station
Service station Serv"ice station a business where automobiles may be serviced and repaired, usually also having a gasoline vending apparatus, in which case it is also called a {gas station} or {gasoline station}. Facilities for repair of automobiles but without a gasoline dispensing function are commonly called {repair shops}. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • service station — service stations 1) N COUNT A service station is a place that sells things such as petrol, oil, and spare parts. Service stations often sell food, drink, and other goods. 2) N COUNT A service station is a place beside a motorway where where you… …   English dictionary

  • Service station — is a term with different meanings in different parts of the world:* Filling station, in the United States, Australia, France and New Zealand, a gas/petrol station that also may offer such services as oil change and mechanical repairs to… …   Wikipedia

  • service station — ☆ service station n. 1. a place providing maintenance service, parts, supplies, etc. for mechanical or electrical equipment 2. a place providing such service, and selling gasoline, oil, etc., for motor vehicles …   English World dictionary

  • service station — service .station n a place at the side of the road where you can stop to buy petrol, food, and other goods American Equivalent: gas station …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • service station — service ,station noun count a business that sells gas, oil, and other things for vehicles …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • service station — ► NOUN ▪ a roadside establishment selling petrol and oil and sometimes offering vehicle maintenance …   English terms dictionary

  • service station — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms service station : singular service station plural service stations 1) a business that sells petrol, oil, and other things for vehicles 2) British services beside a motorway …   English dictionary

  • service station — noun Service station is used after these nouns: ↑motorway …   Collocations dictionary

  • service station — noun a station where gasoline and oil are sold and facilities are available for repairing or maintaining automobiles • Hypernyms: ↑station • Hyponyms: ↑gasoline station, ↑gas station, ↑filling station, ↑petrol station, ↑truck stop …   Useful english dictionary

  • service station — noun Date: 1916 1. gas station 2. a place at which some service is offered …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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