drive-in definition

  • noun:
    • An establishment, particularly a backyard cinema, built to permit consumers to remain inside their cars while being accommodated.
    • a patio cinema where films are projected onto a large display screen and clients watch from inside their automobiles, listening often by a speaker or a designated radio frequency.
    • A drive-through restaurant where patrons stay static in their vehicles and order food and drinks via a speaker phone; their particular meal is delivered to their particular vehicle.
    • any installation made to accommodate clients while remaining in their vehicles; particularly an outdoor cinema for which clients park within their cars to look at the film.
    • any set up designed to accommodate clients in their vehicles
  • adjective:
    • Of or becoming such an establishment: a drive-in restaurant; a drive-in teller.
    • Providing solution to clients whom stay in their cars.
    • arranged allowing business become transacted while patrons stay in their vehicles.
  • verb:
    • arrive by motorcar
    • cause a run or runner become scored
    • cause to enter, just like a circular movement

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