drive-in
drive-in drive-in n. any installation designed to accommodate patrons while staying in their automobiles; especially an outdoor movie theater in which patrons park in their vehicles to watch the movie. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Drive-in — Apotheke In einem Drive in werden Dienstleistungen angeboten, ohne dass der Kunde hierfür sein Auto verlassen muss. Beim Begriff Drive in handelt es sich um einen Pseudoanglizismus (zwar englisch, aber nicht britisch englisch). Der originale… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Drive In — In einem Drive in werden Dienstleistungen angeboten, ohne dass der Kunde hierfür sein Auto verlassen muss. Beim Begriff Drive in handelt es sich um einen Scheinanglizismus. Der originale amerikanische Begriff ist Drive through oder Drive thru… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • drive-in — [ drajvin ] n. m. inv. • 1949; mot angl. amér. « entrer en voiture », désignant initialement un cinéma en plein air (v. 1940) ♦ Anglic. Lieu public directement accessible en voiture ou service aménagé de telle sorte que les usagers motorisés… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • drive-in — ˈdrive in adjective [only before a noun] a drive in restaurant, cinema, bank etc allows you to buy food, watch a film etc without leaving your car drive in noun [countable] * * * drive in UK US /ˈdraɪvɪn/ noun [C] US COMMERCE ► a bank, cinema, or …   Financial and business terms

  • Drive-in — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Una entrada a un restaurante de tipo drive thru. El drive in (también denominado drive through o drive thru) es un tipo de establecimiento de negocios, que en la mayoría de los casos es un restaurante de comida… …   Wikipedia Español

  • drive-in — drive ins N COUNT A drive in is a restaurant, cinema, or other commercial place which is specially designed so that customers can use the services provided while staying in their cars. ...a small neat town, uncluttered by stores, gas stations or… …   English dictionary

  • drive-in — a. arranged to allow business to be transacted while patrons remain in their vehicles; as, a drive in window at a bank. Syn: drive through. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Drive-in — Drive ịn 〈[draıv ] n. 15; kurz für〉 1. Drive in Kino 2. Drive in Restaurant [zu engl. drive in „hineinfahren“] …   Universal-Lexikon

  • drive-in — drive ,in1 adjective used about a place where you can have a meal or watch a movie without leaving your car: a drive in diner drive in drive ,in 2 noun count a restaurant where you can have a meal without leaving your car a. a movie theater where …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • drive-in — drive′ in adj. 1) sbz being, pertaining to, or using a facility or business designed to accommodate patrons in their cars: a drive in restaurant; drive in customers[/ex] 2) such a facility or business, esp. an outdoor motion picture theater for… …   From formal English to slang

  • drive-in — (adj.) in reference to of restaurants, banks, movies, etc., 1929; from DRIVE (Cf. drive) (v.) + IN (Cf. in) …   Etymology dictionary

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