Etymology
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parking (n.)

"act of putting (a vehicle) in a certain place," 1915, verbal noun from park (v.). Parking lot "plot of ground used for parking vehicles" is from 1920; parking ticket "notification of a parking violation" attested by 1925; parking meter "device to measure the time allowed for parking" is by 1935. Parking brake "brake used to hold a parked vehicle in place" is recorded from 1927.

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Definitions of parking

parking (n.)
space in which vehicles can be parked;
there is plenty of parking behind the store
parking (n.)
the act of maneuvering a vehicle into a location where it can be left temporarily;
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