See also: Depot, dépot, and dépôt

EnglishEdit

 
An old railroad depot (sense 2) at Rolling Fork, Mississippi, USA

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EtymologyEdit

From French dépôt, from Old French depost, from Medieval Latin dēpositum, from Latin, participle of dēpōnō, dēpōnere. Doublet of deposit.

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depot (plural depots)

  1. A storage facility, in particular, a warehouse.
    • 2013 May-June, Charles T. Ambrose, “Alzheimer’s Disease”, in American Scientist, volume 101, number 3, page 200:
      Similar studies of rats have employed four different intracranial resorbable, slow sustained release systems—surgical foam, a thermal gel depot, a microcapsule or biodegradable polymer beads.
  2. (US) A bus station or railway station.
  3. (military) A place where recruits are assembled before being sent to active units.
  4. (military) A place for the storage, servicing or upgrade of military hardware.
  5. (military) The portion of a regiment that remains at home when the rest go on foreign service.
  6. (card games) The tableau; the area where cards can be arranged in solitaire or patience games.

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French dépôt.

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depot n (singular definite depotet, plural indefinite depoter)

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DutchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Either from Middle Dutch depoost, from Middle French deposte, from Latin dēpositus, with adaptation of the spelling and pronunciation to Modern French dépôt, or borrowed anew from French dépôt, from the same Middle French word.

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depot n or m (plural depots, diminutive depotje n)

  1. a depot, a storage facility

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  • Petjo: depot

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch depot, either from French dépôt or Middle French deposte, from Latin dēpositus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈd̪epɔt̪̚]
  • Hyphenation: dé‧pot

NounEdit

depot (plural depot-depot, first-person possessive depotku, second-person possessive depotmu, third-person possessive depotnya)

  1. depot: a storage facility, in particular, a warehouse.
  2. small house for trading.
  3. alternative spelling of depo (motive power depot, traction maintenance depot, railway depot).

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