drive through

drive-through

[drahyv-throo]
noun
1.
the act of driving through a specified locality or place, especially driving into a place of business, completing a transaction from one's car, and driving out: a quick drive-through of Beverly Hills; The bank has outside tellers' windows to accept deposits by drive-through.
adjective
2.
designed to accommodate or arranged for a drive-through: a drive-through zoo; a drive-through car wash.

Origin:
1970–75; noun, adj. use of verb phrase drive through

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