Meaning of depot


Pronunciation: (dē'pōMil. or Brit.dep'ō), [key]
— n.
  1. a railroad station.
  2. a bus station.
    1. a place in which supplies and materials are stored for distribution.
    2. (formerly) a place where recruits are assembled for classification, initial training, and assignment to active units.
  3. a storehouse or warehouse, as a building where freight is deposited.
  4. a place where body products not actively involved in metabolic processes are accumulated, deposited, or stored.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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