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Definition of "station" []

  • A place or position where a person or thing stands or is assigned to stand; a post: a sentry station. (noun)
  • An area where a person is assigned to work. (noun)
  • The place, building, or establishment from which a service is provided or operations are directed: a police station. (noun)
  • A stopping place along a route, especially a stop for refueling or for taking on passengers; a depot. (noun)
  • Social position; rank: "He was degraded in their eyes; he had lost caste and station before the very paupers” ( Charles Dickens). (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "station" in a sentence
  • "Response:I've included an image here of the relative location of the station (red arrow) and where Steve showed the fictitious “airport asos station” (green arrow)."
  • "I could agree to one thing: if you computed trends per station that is: a trend for *each station* and if the station bias was constant over time – then the bias would not affect the trend."
  • "At Harrow, the District Railway built its station in Roxeth and named it South Harrow, while in the hamlet of Hooking Green the Metropolitan Railway called its ­station North Harrow."