- 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 stationed
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.
Abbas al-Saadi is a soldier and by rights he should be stationed near Tikrit, where his unit is involved fighting ISIS.Iraqi Soldiers Bribe Officers So They Don't Have to Fight ISIS|Niqash|October 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After Germany surrendered, Bennett was stationed there as part of the Allied occupying force.Tony Bennett’s Nazi Hunting Past Is Just One Reason He’s the Greatest Living American|Asawin Suebsaeng|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Neubauer was stationed at Keesler for weather training, a military field that is the rough equivalent of meteorology.Spies, Lies, and Rape in the Air Force: An Undercover Agent's Story|Jacob Siegel|March 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
During this time Jarrett and I got into Abbey's carriage, which was stationed in front of the theatre where no one was waiting.My Double Life|Sarah Bernhardt
A military band is stationed here, and thunders forth peals of music much to the delight of the listeners.Barn and the Pyrenees|Louisa Stuart Costello
The sentries of the corral were all stationed away outside of the place where that peculiar log was at work.The Red Mustang|William O. Stoddard
Stationed on either side of the stage, they received the tickets.Watch Yourself Go By|Al. G. Field
In that important interval, Colonel Maitland arrived from Beaufort, with the troops which had been stationed at that place.The Life of George Washington, Vol. 3 (of 5)|John Marshall
British Dictionary definitions for stationed
- 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)