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service station

n.
A gas station, especially one that services and repairs motor vehicles.

service station

n
1. (Automotive Engineering) a place that supplies fuel, oil, etc, for motor vehicles and often carries out repairs, servicing, etc
2. (General Engineering) a place that repairs and sometimes supplies mechanical or electrical equipment

serv′ice sta`tion


n.
1. Also called gas station. a place equipped for servicing automobiles, as by selling gasoline or making repairs.
2. a place that provides a service.
[1915–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.service station - a station where gasoline and oil are sold and facilities are available for repairing or maintaining automobilesservice station - a station where gasoline and oil are sold and facilities are available for repairing or maintaining automobiles
filling station, gas station, gasoline station, petrol station - a service station that sells gasoline
station - a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose; "he started looking for a gas station"; "the train pulled into the station"
truck stop - a roadside service station (and restaurant) that caters to truck drivers
Translations
مَحَطَةُ الـخِدْمَةمَحَطَّة وُقود وخِدْمَة سَيّارات
benzínová stanicečerpací stanice
servicestationtankstation
huoltoasema
benzinska crpka
töltõállomás
bensínstöî; viîgerîarverkstæîi
ガソリンスタンド
주유소
servisna delavnica
bensinstation
สถานีบริการ
trạm xăng

service station

n (Aut) → stazione f di servizio

service

(ˈsəːvis) noun
1. the process of serving customers in a hotel, shop etc. You get very slow service in that shop; (also adjective) a service charge on a hotel bill.
2. the act of doing something to help. He was rewarded for his service to refugees.
3. the condition or work of a servant. In the last century, many young women went into service; She had been in service as a kitchen maid; He has given faithful service to the church for many years.
4. a check made of all parts of eg a car, machine etc to ensure that it is in a good condition. Bring your car in for a service.
5. a regular public supply of something eg transport. a good train service into the city.
6. a regular meeting for worship, or a religious ceremony (in church). He attends a church service every Sunday.
7. in tennis and similar games, the act or manner of serving the ball. He has a strong service.
8. a department of public or government work. the Civil Service.
9. (often in plural) one of the three fighting forces, the army, navy or air force.
10. employment in one of these. military service.
verb
to check (a car, machine etc) thoroughly to ensure that it works properly.
ˈserviceable adjective
(negative unserviceable).
1. useful; capable of being used. This tractor is so old it is barely serviceable now.
2. hard-wearing. He walks to school every day, so he must have serviceable shoes.
ˈservicemanfeminine ˈservicewoman noun
a person in one of the armed services.
service station
a petrol station with facilities for servicing cars etc.

service station

مَحَطَةُ الـخِدْمَة čerpací stanice tankstation Tankstelle πρατήριο βενζίνης και συνεργείο estación de servicio huoltoasema station-service benzinska crpka stazione di servizio ガソリンスタンド 주유소 benzinestation servicestasjon stacja obsługi estação de serviço, posto de serviços пункт обслуживания на автостраде bensinstation สถานีบริการ benzin istasyonu trạm xăng 加油站
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