A small booth in the walkway of a mall where jewelry is sold is an example of a kiosk.
A free-standing terminal with a touch screen that allows self-service car rental check in in an example of a kiosk.
Origin of kiosk
- French kiosque from Turkish köşk gazebo, pavilion from Middle Persian gōshak corner from Avestan gaoshaka- diminutive of gaosha- ear
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition