- 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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Example sentences from the Web for station
That’s the case for several of these future firefighters, who are already working in fire stations and getting paid to go on calls.More people with bachelor’s degrees go back to school to learn skilled trades|Jon Marcus|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The agency also will not cut back on station managers or reduce the number of trains serving the Maryland suburbs.Metro board approves budget cuts, buyouts as pandemic dents agency’s budget|Justin George|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Now with seven occupants, the football-field-size station is a bit cozy — but not, Rubins said, crowded.Astronauts on the space station discuss SpaceX’s rocket, sleeping quarters and Baby Yoda|Christian Davenport|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Once it arrives at a new cell, dopamine binds to docking stations there.
There are Covid assistants to help make sure that during pre-production additional PPE is purchased and handwashing stations will show up on set.‘Logistical issues’: Confessions of a production exec on how coronavirus safety has changed her job|Kristina Monllos|November 18, 2020|Digiday
The offices were firebombed in 2011; no one was hurt but a permanent police car was subsequently stationed outside.
To the Republic of Korea and United States military personnel stationed in the JSA, it is known as Propaganda Village.
To the ROK and U.S. soldiers stationed in the JSA, it is unironically referred to as Freedom Village.
Back in Iran, he once got word that the Iranians were going to raid a village where his men were stationed.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She adds that some of the earliest voting booths were stationed inside drinking establishments.
The troops, British and native, were stationed in the cantonment of Mian-mir, some five miles from Lahore.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
In the wall were eight gates, and at each one a keeper was stationed at all hours of the day and night.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
They sighted the port of Cavite in order to reconnoiter the strength of the fleet stationed there.
Troops are now stationed every where round the country, which exactly squares with my ideas.
Two Irish soldiers being stationed in a borough in the west of England, got into a conversation respecting their quarters.
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)