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gas station

n.
A retail establishment at which motor vehicles are refueled. Also called filling station.

gas station

n
(Automotive Engineering) chiefly US and Canadian another term for filling station

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.gas station - a service station that sells gasolinegas station - a service station that sells gasoline
service station - a station where gasoline and oil are sold and facilities are available for repairing or maintaining automobiles

gas station

noun (U.S., Canad., & N.Z.) petrol station I pulled into the gas station and filled up.
Translations
مَحَطَّة بَنْزين ، مَحَطَّة وُقود
benzínová pumpačerpací stanice
tankstation
bensa-asemahuoltamohuoltoasema
benzinkút
bensínstöî
stacja benzynowa
benzínové čerpadlo

gas station

n (Am) → distributore m di benzina

gas

(gӕs) noun
1. a substance like air. Oxygen is a gas.
2. any gas which is used for heating, cooking etc.
3. a gas which is used by dentists as an anaesthetic.
4. a poisonous or irritating gas used in war etc. The police used tear gas to control the riot.
verbpast tense, past participle gassed
to poison or kill (a person or animal) with gas. He was gassed during World War I.
gaseous (ˈgӕsiəs) adjective
of or like (a) gas. a gaseous substance.
ˈgassy adjective
full of gas. gassy lemonade.
ˈgassiness noun
gas chamber
a room in which people are killed by means of gas. Many people were sent to the gas chamber in World War II.
gas mask
something which is used to cover the face to prevent a person breathing poisonous gas.
gas meter
an instrument which measures the amount of gas which is used.
gasoline, gasolene (ˈgӕsəliːn) noun
(American. also gas) petrol.
gas station
(American) a petrol station.
ˈgasworks noun singular
a place where gas is made. The gasworks is rather an ugly building.
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