Complete Definition of "station"

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English

Etymology
Via ME. and OF. from L. statio

Pronunciation
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:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-eɪÊÇn|-eɪÊÇn

Noun
en-noun

  1. A place where a vehicle (especially a train) may stop.

#:The next station is Esperanza.

  1. A place where one stands or stays in order to perform a task.

#:From my station at the front door, I greeted every visitor.

  1. Area of a restaurant allocated to one waiter or waitress.
  2. A military base.

#:She had a boyfriend at the station.

  1. A place used for broadcasting radio or television.

#:I used to work at a radio station.

  1. A broadcasting entity.

#:I used to listen to that radio station.

  1. (Australia & NZ) A very large sheep or cattle farm

#:There was movement at the station, for the word had passed around, that the colt from old Regret had got away (A. B. Patterson, poet)

Synonyms
(broadcasting entity): (that broadcasts television) channel
(military base): base, military base
(large sheep or cattle farm): farm, ranch

Translations
trans-top|place where a vehicle may stop
Arabic: ARchar|Ùحطة unicode|(muħáÊÊa) f
Chinese: ç« (zhàn)
Czech: nádraží n
Dutch: station
Finnish: asema
French: gare f, station#French|station f
German: Station f
Hungarian: állomás
Italian: stazione f
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Kurdish: KUchar|ئÛستگÙâ
Japanese: é§ (ãã, eki)
Korean: ì ê±°ì¥ (jeonggeojang)
Portuguese: estação f
Russian: ÑÑанÑÐ¸Ñ (stántsija) f
Slovene: postaja f
Spanish: estación
Swedish: station
Welsh: gorsaf
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trans-top|place where one stands or stays
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Japanese: é¨ç½² (ã¶ãã, busho)
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trans-top|military base
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Japanese: é§å±¯å° (ã¡ããã¨ãã¡, chÅ«tonchi)
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trans-top|place used for broadcasting
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Japanese: æ¾éå± (ã»ãããããã, hÅsÅkyoku)
Kurdish: KUchar|ئÛستگÙâ
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trans-top|broadcasting entity
French: chaîne f
Italian: canale f
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Slovene: postaja f
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Australia: very large livestock farm
See ranch

Verb
en-verb transitive

  1. To put in place to perform a task.

#:The host stationed me at the front door to greet visitors.

  1. To put in place to perform military duty.

#:They stationed me overseas just as fighting broke out.

Related terms
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base station
battle station
bus station
cattle station
coach station
filling station
fire station
gas station
petrol station
police station
power station
radar station
radio station
railway station
service station
sheep station
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space station
subway station
state
stationary
station hand
stationmaster
stations of the cross
station wagon
substation
subway station
television station, TV station
train station
Tube station
underground station
way station
weigh station

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