Depot ( /ˈdɛpoʊ/ dep-oh or /ˈdiːpoʊ/ dee-poh) is from the French dépôt which means a deposit (as in geology or banking) or a storehouse. In English, depot can mean any one of a number of things, with minor variances between the different English speaking countries:
- Train station
- Bus station
- Bus garage, where buses are stored when not in use
- Motive power depot, where trains and trams are stored when not in use
- Transport hub for freight
- Oil depot
- Propellant depot, which supplies fuel to spacecraft
- Castaway depot, contains stores and survival gear for victims of shipwrecks
- An application in the Radio Service Software
- The format for Hewlett-Packard's Software Distributor
- Regimental depot, the headquarters and training grounds of a regiment
- Main Operating Base, an overseas base for the US military
- Logistics center
- The Home Depot, a store
- Depot, Poland, a village
- Injection (medicine)#Depot_injection
- RCMP Academy, Depot Division, in Saskatchewan, Canada
- Maxwell Street Depot in Chicago, United States
- "Depot" is a term used for providing details on the account held by one bank with another where it does not exist.
- Depot Historic District (disambiguation)
Depot Rail vehicles maintenance space where mainly all operations are held.
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