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.

NounEdit

depot n (singular definite depotet, plural indefinite depoter)

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EtymologyEdit

From French dépôt.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: de‧pot

NounEdit

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

  1. a depot, a storage warehouse
  2. a compound