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filling station

service station (def 1). Unabridged
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Examples from the web for filling station
  • When the hydrocarbons have all been converted, pull into a filling station and swap for a full converter.
  • It, too, could be recharged rapidly at a roadside filling station.
  • The road tax regime becomes complicated as any home connected to gas is a potential filling station.
  • He had almost run out of fuel and was forced to break into a filling station.
  • Natural gas may be coming to a filling station near you.
  • Showers, restrooms and laundry facilities are all provided along with a propane-filling station.
  • On-site amenities include a laundry, restrooms with showers, maintenance and security and a propane filling station.
  • Motorists are rising before dawn so they can be at the filling station when the delivery truck arrives.
  • There is a dumping station, a propane filling station, and firewood is available for purchase.
  • Even fast recharging batteries will need a filling station providing the high power necessary.
British Dictionary definitions for filling station

filling station

a place where petrol and other supplies for motorists are sold
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Slang definitions & phrases for filling station

filling station

noun phrase

A very small town; jerkwater town (1940s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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