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I bought the sunglasses at the kiosk in the mall.
  a very small area used as a store or to dispense information; or an interactive computer-driven self-service machine
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kiosk kiosks
Open kiosks are common in shopping malls. Enclosed kiosks are sometimes seen outdoors where, for example, tickets or snacks might be sold. Various kinds of interactive computer-driven self-service kiosks are also becoming popular at desks or within vending-machine like enclosures.
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  • I bought the sunglasses at the kiosk in the mall.
  • I printed the photos at the Kodak self-service kiosk.
  • You can buy the tickets at the kiosk near the entrance.
  • And how long did it take you to leave me alone here, to run the kiosk myself?
    Sarah Dessen  --  Lock and Key

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  • Mae parked and peered through the chain-link fence, seeing no one, only the shuttered rental kiosk, the rows of kayaks and paddleboards.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • On a kiosk was a poster of crazy-eyed men with beards and caps or turbans under big letters saying WANTED TERRORISTS.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • I just sit quietly in the glove-leather seat and watch as the traffic light turns from red to green, and she lets up on the clutch to sling us forward off the line, and we are running, following Route 3A again as the stores and filling stations and kiosks gradually thin out, the horizon coming visible, the golden, burnished woods rushing back, dense and stately in their towering solicitude as we reach the kempt, rolling country of Bedley Run.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • They looked warm and cozy, and I guessed that was the Premier Area, listed next to some stratospheric price on the board in the ticket kiosk.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • It had a few benches bolted to the ground here and there, as well as a couple of kiosks for notices.
    Jeanne DuPrau  --  The City of Ember
  • Following Mom’s instructions, I went to a telephone kiosk a few blocks from our alley so the neighbors would not overhear me asking about Dad.
    Ji-Li Jiang  --  Red Scarf Girl

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  • The effect of those little stalls, booths, kiosks and choked grocery shops—run by people like myself—was indeed of people who had squashed themselves in.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • She wanted to visit the Plaza de Armas, where the old men played dominos and the coffee kiosk sold espresso so strong it made your ears pop.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • The lines were endless, all the way back to the news kiosk.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Despite the cold weather, it was filled with milling pedestrians and kiosks were selling sausages and hot, spiced cider.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • The kiosks selling postcards and T-shirts.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • I spotted the Taheris’ gray van two rows from ours, next to a kiosk selling mango-on-a-stick.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • Shay led her to the center of it all, where a round kiosk was inhabited by a small figure talking on an old-fashioned handphone.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies
  • From a toy kiosk, betweenapoosieen coat vendor and a fake-flower stand, Zalmai picked out a rubber basketball with yellow and blue swirls.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • From where we stood I could see in the middle of the lake a large blank mass; it was the kiosk to which we were going.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • He reached back into the pocket of the door and took a bottle of liquor into the guard’s kiosk.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • Dori Duz was a lively little tart of copper-green and gold who loved doing it best in toolsheds, phone booths, field houses and bus kiosks.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • She bought a latte to go at a kiosk and ran to catch the night train to Stockholm.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Liz, Emma, and I pressed against the side of the Paperchase kiosk to avoid getting trampled by a group of tourists yelling in Italian.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Then he recognized a nearby utility shed and a wooden kiosk with a soda machine.
    Carl Hiassen  --  Hoot
  • We hid behind a little kiosk filled with souvenir crystals–wind chimes and dream catchers and stuff like that, glittering in the sunlight.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Titan’s Curse
  • We saw a phone kiosk up ahead, but it had only a chain where the phone book had been.
    James Patterson  --  The Angel Experiment
  • Gerry is making a last delivery at Easons kiosk at the railway station at noon on Saturday and that’s handy because I can meet him there to get the bicycle and he can meet Rose off the train.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • Mortenson dialed Marina’s number from a kiosk of pay phones and got her answering machine.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • For instance, the kiosk like roadside memorial in the university town of Butare.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • Apparently they’d been wandering through the mall for two days, lost, confused and frightened, before taking refuge in the littered kiosk.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • And yet, I’m sure it’s him disappearing behind a kiosk.
    Libba Bray  --  A Great and Terrible Beauty
  • He opened the pack of cigarettes he’d bought at the station kiosk and lit one and laid the pack on the tablecloth and blew smoke at the glass and at the country passing in the rain.
    Cormac McCarthy  --  All the Pretty Horses
  • We stepped back outside into the beautiful day and made our way to the thread kiosk.
    Lisa See  --  Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
  • Uncle Press guided the motorcycle toward one of those old-fashioned kiosks that marked the stairs leading down to the subway.
    D.J. Machale  --  The Merchant of Death
  • There was a Subway franchise, various ticket counters, an information kiosk.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • The benches were shelves of ponderous mahogany; the news-stand a marble kiosk with a brass grill.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Babbitt
  • Nudge said, pointing at a poster on a kiosk.
    James Patterson  --  Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports
  • On the Friday afternoon, he was on his way to the kiosk to buy some cigarettes when he ran into Harriet.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • I moved to a nearby kiosk and watched through my pocket-sized imager as he punched codes on a manual diskey, inserted his card, and stepped through the glowing rectangle.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • On one side of Carabayllo, on the lowland beside the road, there were stores, garages, vendors’ carts, kiosks roofed with umbrellas, and, on side streets and the lower hillsides, thick clusters of small houses made of brick and concrete.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • Beneath English trees I meditated on that lost maze: I imagined it inviolate and perfect at the secret crest of a mountain; I imagined it erased by rice fields or beneath the water; I imagined it infinite, no longer composed of octagonal kiosks and returning paths, but of rivers and provinces and kingdoms …. I thought of a labyrinth of labyrinths, of one sinuous spreading labyrinth that would encompass the past and the future and in some way involve the stars.
    Jorge Luis Borges  --  The Garden of Forking Paths
  • We drive in our car; and leave it by the new kiosk.
    Virginia Woolf  --  A Sketch of the Past
  • Even the shops and kiosks were lit.
    Ishmael Beah  --  A Long Way Gone
  • It parks at a taxi stand beside a flower kiosk.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • That’s one of those kiosks where you pee.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • He walked casually past the ornate front desk, and once outside on Montalembert ran to the nearest telephone kiosk.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • He and the whole of Sweden had seen Salander’s passport photograph on billboards outside every newspaper kiosk for weeks.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • Kiever led the way to the main exit, between the little groups of travelers staring vaguely at kiosk displays of scent, cameras and fruit.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • Sherrie and Janice have called the entire office in, all the volunteers, the part-time canvassers, even the high school kids who station the sidewalk kiosks.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker
  • For example, I walk past the magazine kiosk at the tube station and idly glance over, but I don’t feel the slightest desire to buy any of the magazines.
    Sophie Kinsella  --  Confessoins of a Shopaholic
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