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kiosk

A small, freestanding retail location within the confines of another business or in the common areas of a shopping center. Kiosks represent a method of significantly expanding real estate income without raising rents or building more space.The term is sometimes used to denote only self-service locations,with the attended sites called carts.(For more information see the Web site of the Self Service and Kiosk Association, www.selfservice.org.)

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The selection included the Routemaster London bus, the K2 telephone kiosk, the Mini, the red telephone kiosk and more modern inventions such as the World Wide Web and the Tomb Raider video game.
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Sentencing Brind, Recorder John Philpotts said: Police officers attention was drawn to the behaviour of a number of men around a telephone kiosk.
Proposal: Notifications of Telecommunications: Display of internally illuminated advert panel to telephone kiosk outside Old County Court, Westgate Road; outside Emmerson Building (Site 2) Blackett Street; land outside 128 Pilgrim Street; St Nicholas Square and Nelson Street at junction of Grainger Street, all Newcastle upon Tyne.
An automatic alarm alerted BT that the telephone kiosk in Nuneaton Road, near the Alec Wilson leisure centre, was being attacked at about 8.
The full top ten is: K2 telephone kiosk (1926) designed by Giles Gilbert Scott' London Underground map (1931) by Harry Beck' Catseye (1932-34) by Percy Shaw' Supermarine Spitfire aircraft (1934-35) by Reginald Mitchell' Routemaster bus (1947-56) by Douglas Scott' Mini (1957-59) by Alec Issigonis' Concorde (1969-76) by British Aerospace Corporation with Aerospatiale.
A MAN arrested after attacking a telephone kiosk offered a cop cash to let him go.
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BT Payphones, combination public telephone kiosk and ATM machine (conservation area), 137 Northgate, Almondbur y.