truck stop
noun Date: circa 1951 a facility especially for truckers that is usually by a highway and that includes a diner, fuel pumps, and a garage

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  • Truck Stop — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Country Gründung 1973 Website http://www.truck stop.de …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • truck stop — truck ,stop noun count AMERICAN an area with a restaurant beside a major road where truck drivers can stop and have a meal, buy gas, or have their vehicle repaired …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • truck stop — n AmE a cheap place to eat on a main road, used mainly by truck drivers …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • truck stop — ☆ truck stop n. a restaurant in conjunction with a service station, located as along an interstate highway and catering especially to truck drivers …   English World dictionary

  • truck stop — truck′ stop n. a restaurant, often combined with a gas station and other facilities, located along a major highway and frequented esp. by truckdrivers • Etymology: 1960–65, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • Truck stop — A truck stop is a commercial facility that provides fuel, parking and usually food and other services to long haul trucks. Truck stops are usually located on or near a busy road and consist (at the very least) of a diesel grade fueling station… …   Wikipedia

  • truck stop — noun a roadside service station (and restaurant) that caters to truck drivers • Hypernyms: ↑service station * * * a gas station, usually at the side of a major highway, where truck drivers stop for fuel, and often including a restaurant, sleeping …   Useful english dictionary

  • truck stop — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms truck stop : singular truck stop plural truck stops American an area with a restaurant beside a major road where truck drivers can stop and have a meal, buy petrol, or have their vehicle repaired …   English dictionary

  • truck stop — a gas station, usually at the side of a major highway, where truck drivers stop for fuel, and often including a restaurant, sleeping and showering rooms, a store selling basic items, etc. [1960 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • truck stop — service station located near a major highway where truck drivers can stop to rest (usually offers lodging, showers, restaurant, gasoline, and a convenience store) …   English contemporary dictionary

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