parking


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

park·ing

 (pär′kĭng)
n.
1. The act or practice of temporarily leaving a vehicle or maneuvering a vehicle into a certain location.
2. Space in which to park vehicles or a vehicle: ample parking behind the building.
3. Slang Kissing or caressing in a vehicle stopped in a secluded spot.

parking

(ˈpɑːkɪŋ)
n
1. (Automotive Engineering)
a. the action of moving a vehicle into a place in a car park or by the side of the road where it can be left
b. (as modifier): a parking permit.
2. (Automotive Engineering) (as modifier): a parking permit.

parking

car park

Don't use the word 'parking' to refer to a place where cars are parked. Instead, say car park in British English and parking lot in American English.

We parked in the car park next to the theatre.
The high school parking lot was filled with cars.

A building with several levels for parking cars is called a parking garage in American English, and a multi-storey car park in British English.

Parking is used only to refer to the action of parking your car, or to the state of being parked.

Parking in the city centre is very difficult.
He put a 'No Parking' sign on the gates.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parking - space in which vehicles can be parkedparking - space in which vehicles can be parked; "there is plenty of parking behind the store"
elbow room, room, way - space for movement; "room to pass"; "make way for"; "hardly enough elbow room to turn around"
2.parking - the act of maneuvering a vehicle into a location where it can be left temporarily
tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre, maneuver, manoeuvre - a move made to gain a tactical end
Translations
parkování
parkering
pysäköinti
parkiralište
駐車
주차
parkiranje
parkering
ที่จอดรถ
sự đỗ xe

parking

[ˈpɑːkɪŋ]
A. Naparcamiento m (Sp), parking m, estacionamiento m (esp LAm)
"parking for 50 cars"parking para 50 coches
"no parking""prohibido aparcar", "prohibido estacionarse" (esp LAm)
"ample parking available"amplio aparcamiento or (LAm) estacionamiento para coches
B. CPD parking attendant Nguardacoches mf inv
parking bay Nárea f de aparcamiento or (esp LAm) estacionamiento de coches
parking lights NPLluces fpl de estacionamiento
parking lot N (US) → aparcamiento m (Sp), (playa f de) estacionamiento m (esp LAm)
parking meter Nparquímetro m
parking offence Ninfracción f por aparcamiento or (esp LAm) estacionamiento indebido
parking permit Npermiso m de aparcamiento or (esp LAm) estacionamiento
parking place, parking space Naparcamiento m (Sp), parking m, estacionamiento m (esp LAm)
parking ticket Nmulta f por aparcamiento or (esp LAm) estacionamiento indebido
parking violation N (US) = parking offence

parking

[ˈpɑːrkɪŋ]
n
(= action) → stationnement m
"no parking" → "stationnement interdit"
to be bad at parking [driver] → ne pas être doué(e) pour les créneaux
Parking is something I'm very bad at → Je ne suis pas doué du tout pour les créneaux.
(= space) → places fpl
modif [area, bay, permit, restrictions] → de stationnement parking attendant, parking fineparking attendant ngardien(ne) m/f de parkingparking brake n (US)frein m à mainparking fine namende f pour stationnement gênantparking garage n (US)parking m (couvert)parking lights npl (US)feux mpl de positionparking lot n (US)parking m, parc m de stationnementparking meter nparcmètre mparking offence parking violation (US) ninfraction f aux règles de stationnementparking place nplace f de stationnementparking ticket ncontravention f (pour stationnement gênant)
to get a parking ticket → prendre une contravention

parking

nParken nt; women are usually good at parkingFrauen sind gewöhnlich gut im Einparken; there’s no parking on this streetin dieser Straße ist Parken verboten or ist Parkverbot; there’s plenty of parkinges gibt genug Parkplätze; “no parkingParken verboten; “good parking facilities”gute Parkmöglichkeiten“; “parking for 50 cars”„50 (Park)plätze“

parking

:
parking attendant
nParkplatzwächter(in) m(f)
parking bay
nParkbucht f
parking brake
n (US Aut) → Handbremse f
parking disk
nParkscheibe f
parking fine
nGeldbuße f(für Parkvergehen)
parking garage
n (US) → Parkhaus nt
parking level
n (in multi-storey car park) → Parkdeck nt
parking lot
n (US) → Parkplatz m
parking meter
nParkuhr f
parking offender
nParksünder(in) m(f)
parking orbit
n (Space) → Parkbahn f
parking place
n (for single vehicle) → Parkplatz m
parking space
n (for single vehicle) → Parkplatz m, → Abstellfläche f
parking ticket
nStrafzettel m, → Knöllchen nt (inf)

parking

[ˈpɑːkɪŋ]
1. n (act) → parcheggiare m; (parking space) → parcheggio
"no parking" → "sosta vietata"
2. adj (space) → di parcheggio

parking

وقُوفُ الْسِيَارَةِ parkování parkering Parken χώρος στάθμευσης aparcamiento, estacionamiento pysäköinti stationnement parkiralište parcheggio 駐車 주차 parkeren parkering parkowanie estacionamento стоянка parkering ที่จอดรถ park etme sự đỗ xe 停车
Parking   
References in periodicals archive ?
Parking Management Services of America ranks as one of the most reputable and trusted valet parking services in Los Angeles and Orange County.
Ceretto is proposing three measures to enhance tourism in Niagara Falls, one of which includes the reduction of the Goat Island parking lots, and leaves the door open to the elimination of all paid parking inside the state park, a move that would create a boom for businesses in the city and something Ceretto told the Reporter he supports.
The ULI has just release its preliminary report "Parking Matters: Designing, Operating and Financing Structured Parking in Smart Growth Communities," which aims to provide solutions to challenges that may inhibit successful implementation of downtown parking facilities.
SO THE FIRST skatepark parking lot I'll be reviewing is the parking lot in my town, the Skatepark of Austin's parking lot.
Spend; Parking costs $4 and the Pioneer Campground costs S25 per night, and reservations may be necessary.
Much of the congestion in the Valley floor is due to the removal of more than 6,000 developed parking spaces, leaving less than 1,500 slots available for visitors.
A qualified transportation fringe includes parking provided by an employer to an employee on or near the employer's business premises, under Sec.
explosion in lab research space and multimedia libraries, especially," says Chris Luz of Kansas City-based HNTB Companies (www.hntb.com), a multidiscipline consulting firm with expertise in parking-facility design and renovation, parking analysis, and planning.
* THERE ARE TWO WAYS TO STRUCTURE A PARKING exchange.
Lake Taghkanic State Park expand the existing playground at the south end of the beach parking lot, as well as add a pathway to improve pedestrian connections from the beach, new accessible parking spots nearby and more shade at the playground.
After the meeting it was off to the bar and then sweet slumber (this time in the Rodeo parking lot next to the Hailey park).
BLACK MOUNTAIN TAILGATE MARKET Where: Vance Ave in the grassy area between CCB Bank and Black Mountain Natural Foods, just off Highway 9, a block north of Exit 64 from 1-40 Parking in CCB Bank lot When: Saturdays 9 am-noonish Contact: Elaine Hamil 828-669-4003 tailgate@main.nc.us