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depot

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdepotdep‧ot /ˈdepəʊ $ ˈdiːpoʊ/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 KEEP/STOREa place where goods are stored until they are needed the company’s distribution depot a fuel storage depot2 bus/tram etc depot3 American EnglishTTCTTT a railway station or bus station, especially a small one
Examples from the Corpus
depotIt's stored in a depot in Monpazier at the moment.Special emergency trailers are located at depots at Bromborough, Stanford-le-Hope, Glasgow and Hull.The original Company depot was built in Copse Road, and used largely as a store for surplus cars.Toton and Tinsley are good examples of depots with specific sub-sector allegiances and covering a wide geographical area.Bars had sprung up on South Railroad Street and around the depot, and robberies and brawls were commonplace.The worst snow storm was in January 1940, when ten trams and a bus failed to make the depot.a weapons depotstorage depotAlso, the group's 100 storage depots have enough space to house 70 Royal Albert Halls.Fats are passed to fat storage depots and sugars to the liver and muscles.A temporary storage depot would have to be established by 1995 and a second would have to be available around 2005.
From Longman Business Dictionarydepotdep‧ot /ˈdepəʊˈdiːpoʊ/ noun [countable]1MANUFACTURINGa place where large quantities of goods, equipment, or materials are stored until they are neededa fuel depotThe business is opening a new distribution depot in the Midlands.2TRANSPORTa place where buses or trains are kept until they are needed, and often repaired and maintainedthe main British Rail maintenance depot3American EnglishTRAVEL a small bus or railway station
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