a mechanical device for registering and collecting payment for the length of time that a vehicle occupies a parking space, consisting typically of a timer, actuated by a coin that a driver deposits upon parking, set in a headpiece mounted on a pole.
a timing device, usually coin-operated, that indicates how long a vehicle may be left parked
noun, Aerospace. 1. a temporary orbit in which a spacecraft awaits the next phase of its mission. noun 1. an orbit around the earth or moon in which a spacecraft can be placed temporarily in order to prepare for the next step in its programme
noun 1. Chiefly Upper Midwest and Western U.S. (def 2).
- Parking ticket
noun 1. a summons served for a parking offence
[pahr-kin-suh n] /ˈpɑr kɪn sən/ noun 1. C(yril) Northcote [nawrth-kuh t] /ˈnɔrθ kət/ (Show IPA), 1909–93, English author and historian. noun, Pathology. 1. a common neurologic disease believed to be caused by deterioration of the brain cells that produce dopamine, occurring primarily after the age of 60, characterized by tremors, especially of the fingers and […]