filling station

filling station
facility which sells fuel and lubricants for motor vehicles.

1948 — Here and there, under the porches of ruined filling stations, in the gaping doorways of office buildings, lie heaps of human bones. — Aldous Huxley, Ape and Essence

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  • filling station — filling stations N COUNT A filling station is a place where you can buy petrol and oil for your car. [mainly BRIT] (in AM, usually use gas station) …   English dictionary

  • filling station — ☆ filling station n. SERVICE STATION (sense 2) * * * …   Universalium

  • filling station — filling .station n a place where you can buy petrol for your car British Equivalent: petrol station …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • filling station — filling ,station noun count a GAS STATION …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • filling station — ► NOUN ▪ a petrol station …   English terms dictionary

  • filling station — ☆ filling station n. SERVICE STATION (sense 2) …   English World dictionary

  • Filling station — The still operating Skovshoved Filling Station from 1935 in Copenhagen, Denmark, designed by Arne Jacobsen …   Wikipedia

  • filling station — noun a service station that sells gasoline (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑gasoline station, ↑gas station, ↑petrol station • Hypernyms: ↑service station * * * noun, pl ⋯ tions [count] : ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • filling station — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms filling station : singular filling station plural filling stations a petrol station …   English dictionary

  • filling station — n. a liquor store. (From an old name for an automobile service station.) □ Please stop at the filling station and get some suds on your way home. □ The filling station on the corner does a big business on Fridays …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • filling station — See gasoline filling station …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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