gas 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]

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  • gas station — gas ,station noun count AMERICAN * a place that sells gas, oil, and other things you need for your car. British petrol station …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • gas station — gas stations N COUNT A gas station is a place where you can buy fuel for your car. [AM] Syn: filling station …   English dictionary

  • gas station — ☆ gas station n. a SERVICE STATION (sense 2); specif., one that primarily or only sells gasoline for motor vehicles * * * …   Universalium

  • gas station — gas .station n AmE a place where you can buy petrol and oil for motor vehicles British Equivalent: petrol station …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gas station — ☆ gas station n. a SERVICE STATION (sense 2); specif., one that primarily or only sells gasoline for motor vehicles …   English World dictionary

  • gas station — noun a service station that sells gasoline • Syn: ↑gasoline station, ↑filling station, ↑petrol station • Hypernyms: ↑service station * * * noun, pl ⋯ tions [count] US : a place where gasoline for vehicles is sold called also …   Useful english dictionary

  • gas station — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms gas station : singular gas station plural gas stations American a petrol station …   English dictionary

  • gas station — noun Gas station is used before these nouns: ↑attendant …   Collocations dictionary

  • gas station — gas′ sta tion n. service station 1) • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • gas station — /ˈgæs steɪʃən/ (say gas stayshuhn) noun → service station …   Australian English dictionary

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