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truck stop

n.
An establishment, usually located near a highway interchange, that sells fuel and food and often has ample parking space so that truckers can rest.
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truck′ stop`


n.
a restaurant, often combined with a gas station and other facilities, located along a major highway and frequented esp. by truckdrivers.
[1960–65, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.truck stop - a roadside service station (and restaurant) that caters to truck driverstruck stop - a roadside service station (and restaurant) that caters to truck drivers
service station - a station where gasoline and oil are sold and facilities are available for repairing or maintaining automobiles
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