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weigh station

Syllabification: weigh sta·tion

Definition of weigh station in English:

noun

A roadside station where commercial vehicles are required to stop and be inspected, thus protecting the road from travel by overweight or unsafe vehicles.
Example sentences
  • His delivery truck stopped at a state weigh station.
  • Only a fool, weight enforcement officers say, knowingly drives an overweight truck into a weigh station.
  • As of this writing, I am currently living with my parents in Chicago, Illinois, after just moving back from California (no laughing, it's only a weigh station for the next month or so).

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