drive-in
noun Date: 1937 an establishment (as a theater or restaurant) so laid out that patrons can be accommodated while remaining in their automobiles • drive-in adjective

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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 — 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 — 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Drive-in — For the 1964 pop song, see Drive In (song). Drive in theater in Neu Isenburg, Germany A drive in is a facility such as a bank, restaurant, or movie theater where one can literally drive in with an automobile for service. It is usually… …   Wikipedia

  • drive-in — {adj.}/{n.} A kind of movie theater, fast food restaurant, or church, where the customers, spectators, or worshippers do not leave their automobiles but are served the food inside their cars, can watch a motion picture from inside their cars, or… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • drive-in — {adj.}/{n.} A kind of movie theater, fast food restaurant, or church, where the customers, spectators, or worshippers do not leave their automobiles but are served the food inside their cars, can watch a motion picture from inside their cars, or… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Drive-In Saturday — Single by David Bowie from the album Aladdin Sane B s …   Wikipedia

  • Drive-In Massacre — Directed by Stu Segall Produced by Stu Segall, Rochelle Weisberg Written by George Buck Flower, John Goff, Stu Segall Cinematography Ken Gibb …   Wikipedia

  • drive-in window — n. a window at a business establishment, such as a bank or restaurant, where patrons may transact business or order goods while staying in their automobiles; as, to cash a check at the drive in window of the bank. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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