[ noun ] a service station that sells gasoline

Used in print

(Orlin J. Scoville, Part-Time Farming...)

A tavern , filling_station , junk_yard , rendering plant , or some other business may go_up near enough to hurt your home or to hurt its value .

(George Harmon Coxe, Error of Judgement....)

He did not bother with his radio - there would be time for that later - but as he scrambled out on the pavement he saw the filling_station and the public telephone_booth and knew instantly how he had been summoned .

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