Associations to the word «Station»


STATION, noun. (obsolete) The fact of standing still; motionlessness, stasis.
STATION, noun. (astronomy) The apparent standing still of a superior planet just before it begins or ends its retrograde motion.
STATION, noun. A stopping place.
STATION, noun. A regular stopping place for ground transportation.
STATION, noun. A ground transportation depot.
STATION, noun. A place where one stands or stays or is assigned to stand or stay.
STATION, noun. (US) A gas station, service station.
STATION, noun. A place where workers are stationed.
STATION, noun. An official building from which police or firefighters operate.
STATION, noun. A place where one performs a task or where one is on call to perform a task.
STATION, noun. A military base.
STATION, noun. A place used for broadcasting radio or television.
STATION, noun. (Australia) (New Zealand) A very large sheep or cattle farm.
STATION, noun. One of the Stations of the Cross.
STATION, noun. The Roman Catholic fast of the fourth and sixth days of the week, Wednesday and Friday, in memory of the council which condemned Christ, and of his passion.
STATION, noun. A church in which the procession of the clergy halts on stated days to say stated prayers.
STATION, noun. Standing; rank; position.
STATION, noun. A broadcasting entity.
STATION, noun. (Newfoundland) A harbour or cove with a foreshore suitable for a facility to support nearby fishing.
STATION, noun. (surveying) Any of a sequence of equally spaced points along a path.
STATION, noun. The particular place, or kind of situation, in which a species naturally occurs; a habitat.
STATION, noun. (mining) An enlargement in a shaft or galley, used as a landing, or passing place, or for the accommodation of a pump, tank, etc.
STATION, noun. Post assigned; office; the part or department of public duty which a person is appointed to perform; sphere of duty or occupation; employment.
STATION, verb. To put in place to perform a task.
STATION, verb. To put in place to perform military duty.
STATION BILL, noun. (nautical) A bill posted in the crew’s quarters and other conspicuous places, listing the station of the crew at maneuvers and emergency drills; sometimes called the muster roll.
STATION BREAK, noun. A short intermission between programmes in a radio or television broadcast to identify the network, station or channel
STATION BREAKS, noun. Plural of station break
STATION HOUSE, noun. A building at a post or station.
STATION HOUSE, noun. An area headquarters for police.
STATION POINTER, noun. A surveyor's instrument for locating on a chart the position of a place from which the angles subtended by three distant objects, whose positions are known, have been observed.
STATION SEDAN, noun. (US) (Australia) (obsolete) A station wagon.
STATION SEDANS, noun. Plural of station sedan
STATION STAFF, noun. An instrument for taking angles in surveying.
STATION THROAT, noun. (rail transport) the often constricted area at the end of a railway station where running lines divide into platform tracks.
STATION THROATS, noun. Plural of station throat
STATION TO STATION, adjective. Alternative spelling of station-to-station
STATION WAGON, noun. (obsolete) A vehicle providing transport to and from a railway station.
STATION WAGON, noun. (US) (Australia) (New Zealand) (automotive) A body style for cars in which the roof is extended rearward to produce an enclosed area in the position of and serving the function of the boot (trunk) of a sedan / saloon.
STATION WAGONS, noun. Plural of station wagon

Dictionary definition

STATION, noun. A facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose; "he started looking for a gas station"; "the train pulled into the station".
STATION, noun. Proper or designated social situation; "he overstepped his place"; "the responsibilities of a man in his station"; "married above her station".
STATION, noun. (nautical) the location to which a ship or fleet is assigned for duty.
STATION, noun. The position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand; "a soldier manned the entrance post"; "a sentry station".
STATION, noun. The frequency assigned to a broadcasting station.
STATION, verb. Assign to a station.

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