Park

Definition of Park

Pronunciation: pärk
n.1.(Eng. Law) A piece of ground inclosed, and stored with beasts of the chase, which a man may have by prescription, or the king's grant.
2.A tract of ground kept in its natural state, about or adjacent to a residence, as for the preservation of game, for walking, riding, or the like.
While in the park I sing, the listening deer
Attend my passion, and forget to fear.
- Waller.
3.A piece of ground, in or near a city or town, inclosed and kept for ornament and recreation; as, Hyde Park in London; Central Park in New York.
4.(Mil.) A space occupied by the animals, wagons, pontoons, and materials of all kinds, as ammunition, ordnance stores, hospital stores, provisions, etc., when brought together; also, the objects themselves; as, a park of wagons; a park of artillery.
5.A partially inclosed basin in which oysters are grown.
6.Any place where vehicles are assembled according to a definite arrangement; also, the vehicles.
7.A position of the gear lever in a vehicle with automatic transmission, used when the vehicle is stopped, in which the transmission is in neutral and a brake is engaged.
Park of artillery
See under Artillery.
Park phaeton
a small, low carriage, for use in parks.
industrial park
a region located typically in a suburban or rural area, zoned by law for specific types of business use (as, retail business, light industry, and sometimes heavy industry), often having some parklike characteristics, and having businesses, parking lots, and sometimes recreation areas and restaurants. The sponsoring agency may also provide supporting facilities, such as water towers, office buildings, or for large industrial parks, an airport.
v. t.1.To inclose in a park, or as in a park.
[imp. & p. p. Parked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Parking.]
How are we parked, and bounded in a pale.
- Shak.
2.(Mil.) To bring together in a park, or compact body; as, to park artillery, wagons, automobiles, etc.
3.In oyster culture, to inclose in a park.
4.To bring (a vehicle) to a stop and leave it standing; - typically a parked vehicle is off of the public road, the motor is not running, and the driver has left the vehicle.
5.To place (an object) in a temporary location; as, to park oneself on the couch; to park one's money in a mutual fund.
v. i.1.To promenade or drive in a park; also, of horses, to display style or gait on a park drive.
2.To come to a stop [in a vehicle] off of the public road and leave the vehicle standing; - typically the motor of a parked vehicle is not left running; as, he parked in a no-parking zone.

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