- a studio or building from which broadcasts originate.
- a person or organization originating and broadcasting messages or programs.
- a specific frequency or band of frequencies assigned to a regular or special broadcaster: Tune to the Civil Defense station.
- the complete equipment used in transmitting and receiving broadcasts.
- a military place of duty.
- a semipermanent army post.
- Also called instrument station, set-up. a point where an observation is taken.
- a precisely located reference point.
- a length of 100 feet (30 meters) along a survey line.
verb (used with object)
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Earlier this month, Emrod received funding from Powerco, New Zealand’s second biggest utility, to conduct a test of its system at a grid-connected commercial power station.New Zealand Is About to Test Long-Range Wireless Power Transmission|Jason Dorrier|August 30, 2020|Singularity Hub
Plastic gloves were distributed along with hand sanitizer at multiple stations around the National Mall.LGBTQ activists participate in March on Washington commemoration|Steph Purifoy|August 29, 2020|Washington Blade
Finally, CEOs might encourage able employees to consider volunteering as nonpartisan election officers at polling stations, which are currently tracking to be understaffed.Why CEOs must take action on democracy and election integrity—and how they can do it|matthewheimer|August 27, 2020|Fortune
She likes voting by mail because it means she doesn’t have to take time off from her job as a cook to stand in line at a polling station and just has to walk five minutes from her home to the post office.As states mull expanding vote by mail, they’re turning to Oregon for advice|Lee Clifford|August 24, 2020|Fortune
Long before Michael came along, it was a kind of refuge or way station for pilgrims making the journey on foot to Rome.Investors ride the Big Tech rally even as COVID cases and unemployment spike|Bernhard Warner|August 21, 2020|Fortune
Security officials told Agence France-Presse that the gas station manager said he had recognized the two men.
Unconfirmed reports in the French media claimed that the brothers were spotted at a gas station in northern France on Thursday.
“We met the smuggler in the train station; he came to speak with us about the services he provided,” Yazbek says.
McCauley may have married beneath her station, but Gordon-Levitt has obsessive fans.All Your Internet Boyfriends Are Taken: Gosling, Cumberbatch, and now Joseph Gordon-Levitt|Melissa Leon|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Speaking to a local radio station today Antonella Ramelli said the video gives her hope.Jihadis Release New Year’s Eve Video of Italian Female Hostages|Jamie Dettmer, Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In particular the Governor of Adinskoy offered us a guard of fifty men to the next station, if we apprehended any danger.
My station was on the right of the line, where the breastwork, ending in a redoubt, was steep and high.
The General in command of the station was a feeble old man, suffering from senile decay.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
It was only the engine drawing the train of cars up to the station to take the passengers away.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
On his arrival at the local railway station he was met by his lordship in person.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
British Dictionary definitions for station
- a place along a route or line at which a bus, train, etc, stops for fuel or to pick up or let off passengers or goods, esp one with ancillary buildings and servicesrailway station
- (as modifier)a station buffet
- a location to which a ship or fleet is assigned for duty
- an assigned location for a member of a ship's crew
- one of the Stations of the Cross
- any of the churches (station churches) in Rome that have been used from ancient times as points of assembly for religious processions and ceremonies on particular days (station days)