- 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)
Words nearby station
Origin of station
OTHER WORDS FROM station
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Examples from the Web for stationing
Then the getting along of the line, the stationing of the men, and the sounding and hauling in again, occupy a good many minutes.The Crater|James Fenimore Cooper
Stationing herself in a secluded spot, she had watched the little drama played by Pant and his two friends.The Firebug|Roy J. Snell
Stationing himself behind the curtain he took a cautious survey of the opposite house.Magnhild Dust|Bjrnstjerne Bjrnson
The stationing of a ship of war at Vancouver to protect the company.A History of Oregon, 1792-1849|William Henry Gray
Stationing two of his men in position to guard against surprise, he commenced operations on the north-east corner of the base.A. D. 2000|Alvarado M. Fuller
British Dictionary definitions for stationing
- 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)