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Noun: station  stey-shun
  1. A facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose
    "he started looking for a gas station"; "the train pulled into the station"
     
  2. Terminal where trains load or unload passengers or goods
    - railway station [Brit, Cdn], railroad station [N. Amer], railroad terminal [N. Amer], train station, train depot
     
  3. Proper or designated social situation
    "the responsibilities of a man in his station"; "married above her station";
    - place
     
  4. (nautical) the location to which a ship or fleet is assigned for duty
     
  5. The position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
    "a sentry station";
    - post
     
  6. The frequency assigned to a broadcasting station
     
  7. A station equipped to broadcast radio or television programs
    - broadcasting station, broadcast station
     
  8. [Austral, NZ] Large farm for cattle or sheep
Verb: station  stey-shun
  1. Assign to a particular location
    - post, send, place

Derived forms: stationing, stationed, stations

Type of: depot, displace, facility, installation, move, place, position, radio frequency, rank, social rank, social station, social status, terminal, terminus

Encyclopedia: Station, California