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stations, plural;
  1. Put in or assign to a specified place for a particular purpose, esp. a military one
    • - troops were stationed in the town
    • - a young girl had stationed herself by the door
  1. A regular stopping place on a public transportation route, esp. one on a railroad line with a platform and often one or more buildings

  2. A place or building where a specified activity or service is based
    • - a research station in the rain forest
    • - coastal radar stations
  3. A small military base, esp. of a specified kind
    • - a naval station
  4. A police station

  5. A subsidiary post office

  6. A large sheep or cattle farm

  7. A company involved in broadcasting of a specified kind
    • - a radio station
  8. The place where someone or something stands or is placed on military or other duty
    • - the lookout resumed his station in the bow
  9. One's social rank or position
    • - Karen was getting ideas above her station
  10. A particular site at which an interesting or rare plant grows

  1. assign to a station
  2. 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"
  3. place: proper or designated social situation; "he overstepped his place"; "the responsibilities of a man in his station"; "married above her station"
  4. (nautical) the location to which a ship or fleet is assigned for duty
  5. post: the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand; "a soldier manned the entrance post"; "a sentry station"
  6. the frequency assigned to a broadcasting station
  7. Station is the second full-length album by the instrumental rock band Russian Circles, and was released on May 6, 2008. This is the band's second release and first with their new label, Suicide Squeeze.
  8. Station is the term for a large Australian landholding used for livestock production. It corresponds to the North American term 'ranch' or South American estancia. The owner of a station is called a (which corresponds to the North American term 'rancher').
  9. A Station was a defensible residence constructed on the American frontier during the early nineteenth century.
  10. In IEEE 802.11 (Wi-Fi) terminology, a station (STA) is a device that has the capability to use the 802.11 protocol. For example, a station may be a laptop, a desktop PC, PDA, access point or Wi-Fi phone. A STA may be fixed, mobile or portable. ...
  11. A station, in the context of New Zealand agriculture, is a large farm dedicated to the grazing of sheep and cattle. The use of the word for the farm or farm buildings date back to the mid-nineteenth century.
  12. A train station (commonly station,'Station' is however commonly understood to mean 'railway station' or 'train station' unless otherwise qualified. This is evident from dictionary entries e.g. Fowler H W and Fowler F G, The Concise Oxford Dictionary, 9th ed. ...
  13. The fact of standing still; motionlessness, stasis; A stopping place; A regular stopping place for ground transportation; A ground transportation depot; One of the Stations of the Cross; A place where one stands or stays or is assigned to stand or stay; A place where one performs a tasks or ...
  14. (STATIONED) (i.e. where all have you been stationed?) = Bases where they have been assigned/lived
  15. (stationing) a system of measuring distance along a  baseline
  16. (Stations) Separate portions of a dry-land or weight circuit.
  17. (Stations) Living areas established by governments for Aboriginal people on which managers and matrons controlled (and ‘cared for’) Indigenous people.
  18. (Stations) A station is a division of labor that is responsible for one aspect of a meal.  These include but are not limited to sauce, starch, veg, pastry, garde manger and grill. ...
  19. (Stations) Location where data profiles are collected from a ship. Profiles and stations can in some cases be used interchangeably.
  20. (Stations) Points along a line (usually a survey line) of equal distance designated either in feet or meters. Points at multiples of 100 meters or feet are typically called full stations.
  21. (Stations) The term is used to describe how far the baby has dropped. A “-3 station” means that the baby’s head is not yet in the pelvis. “0 station” means that the head has entered the maternal pelvis and is at the level of the ischial spines. This is also called “fully engaged. ...
  22. (Stations) the places of safety and temporary refuge where slaves hid along the escape route. Safe-houses. They could be churches, barns, or houses. Station names were referred to in code, such as:
  23. A regular stopping place in the die during the forging sequence.
  24. An airport in an airline's network other than main network airport. Can also be known as an out-station.
  25. The complete area including platforms, goods yard, MPD or TMD, and carriage sidings that is contained within the one control area. ...