the practice of serving yourself (as in a grocery or cafeteria)
of or denoting an establishment (a restaurant or shop etc.) where customers serve themselves
Describing an establishment where the customer is not waited on.
Self service is the practice of serving oneself, usually when purchasing items. Common examples include many gas stations, where the customer pumps their own gas rather than have an attendant do it. Automatic Teller Machines in the banking world have also revolutionized how people withdraw and deposit funds; most stores in the Western world, where the customer uses a shopping cart in the store, placing the items they want to buy into the cart and then proceeding to the checkout counter/aisles; or at buffet-style restaurants, where the customer serves their own plate of food from a large, central selection.
The numerical value of self-service in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of self-service in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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- libre-service, self-serviceFrench
- स्वयं सेवाHindi
- 셀프 서비스Korean
- auto-serviço, self-servicePortuguese
- samoposluživanje, самопослуживањеSerbo-Croatian
- самообслуга, самообслуговуванняUkrainian
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