When a general sends troops to Afghanistan, this is an example of his decision to station them in Afghanistan.
The stopping place for trains is an example of a train station.
A central location where the firefighters keep their truck and equipment while waiting for a fire is an example of a fire station.
KQRX 101.1 is an example of a radio station.
A police station.
A radar station; a biological field station.
Differences in species diversity between upstream and downstream stations.
- The place where a person, as a guard, stands while on duty.
- The post, building, base, or headquarters assigned to a group of people working together, as in providing a service, making scientific observations, etc.A police station, service station.
- In Australia, a sheep or cattle ranch.
- A place or region to which a naval fleet, ship, etc. is assigned for duty.
- A post-office subdivision in a community with a main post office.
The next station is Esperanza.
It's right across from the bus station.
From my station at the front door, I greeted every visitor.
All ships are on station, Admiral.
The waitress was at her station preparing three checks.
She had ambitions beyond her station.
She had a boyfriend at the station.
I used to work at a radio station.
I used to listen to that radio station.
The host stationed me at the front door to greet visitors.
They stationed me overseas just as fighting broke out.
Origin of station
- Middle English stacioun from Old French station from Latin statiō statiōn- stā- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition