from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Relating to or conducting exchanges with clients who drive up to a window and remain in their automobiles: drive-thru banking.
- adj. Performed or provided quickly and routinely: a drive-through delivery in a hospital.
- n. A drive-through establishment, especially a restaurant.
- n. A window at such an establishment, from which business is conducted.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of an establishment, providing service to occupants of automobiles while still in their still-running vehicle.
- adj. Of a feature of such an establishment (especially a window), adapted to provide such service.
- n. An establishment, especially a restaurant, providing drive-through service.
- n. The window of such an establishment adapted for such purpose.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. arranged to allow business to be transacted or sights to be seen while patrons remain in their vehicles.
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