depot depot  /ˈdi poʊ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods
  2. (n) a depository for goods

Usage(s):

  1. Once the city's primary passenger depot, Central Station has not been used since 1988.
  2. Rolling up on schedule at the pink stucco bus depot in McComb, Miss.
  3. They had traced the flour back from Briand's bakeshop through the government-controlled flour depot to a mill near Poitiers, nearly 300 miles away.

News

  1. Starboard sues Office Depot for not holding annual meeting

    Top Office Depot Inc investor Starboard Value LP sued the second-largest U.S. office supply retailer on Thursday for not holding an annual shareholder meeting to elect directors, an unusual step on the ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Office Depot, OfficeMax choose Korn/Ferry for CEO search

    Office Depot announced Tuesday that it has chosen global executive search firm Korn/Ferry International to search for the combined companies' chief executive, should the merger be approved.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Sun-Sentinel

  3. Depot Days 2013 kicks off June 14

    Depot Days 2013 will offer a potpourri of entertainment options for music lovers to choose from. The Aces & Eights Tour begins Friday, June 14 at 7 p.m. at the depot on Grayville’s riverfront with a performance by Ed Goodwin & Friends.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Daily Republican Register

Quotes

  1. "I don't know how to put it into words right now," Stewart said. "Everybody's worked hard. It's not for a lack of effort by anybody on this Home Depot racing team by any means. It's just one of those years where everything that can go wrong...
    on Jun 29, 2008 By: Tony Stewart Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  2. The leaked letter to Stormont Environment Committee chairman Patsy McGlone stated: "There is no record of the packages leaving this depot in Coventry. In spite of extensive searches at the depot, they have not yet been found."
    on Dec 11, 2007 By: Patsy McGlone Source: icBerkshire

  3. "I look at the company as one integrated Home Depot," Blake said, referring to the rationale behind possibly shedding HD Supply. "To me, something simpler is easier."
    on Feb 28, 2007 By: Frank Blake Source: BusinessWeek

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