Definition of station in English:
- Bruno has to fly out from Madras, so next stop is the railway station to book his train ticket.
- We pass several Virginia railway express commuter stations, before stopping at Manassas.
- Many bus services finish at 7 pm, few buses stop outside train stations and passengers are forced to walk long distances to catch another bus or train.
- The lease on the Hoy auxiliary coastguard station building, where they store their equipment is up for renewal in May.
- It aims at the development of a coastal radar station for marine surveillance.
- The new system at Burrington, north Devon, is the first of the National Air Traffic Services' 19 radar stations to be replaced as part of a nine-year upgrade programme.
- In this way it was able to locate air bases and establish naval stations which would be invaluable if war occurred.
- Possibly the best thing about having military stations near your beat is the ability to visit and take a closer look.
- As is known, the ergonomic norm for continuous operation by command staff at a command and control station is five to seven hours.
- Prince Harry is off to spend a few weeks on a cattle and sheep station, location unknown.
- With the help of the many Afghan cameleers it provided a much needed service to many of the isolated cattle and sheep stations.
- Stockman work with stock - animals and jackaroos are what Australian farmers are called that work on outback stations with sheep or cattle.
- All six BBC local radio stations will be broadcasting from the roadshow venues and there will be the opportunity for people to meet some of the region's favourite broadcasters.
- The BBC local radio station is broadcasting full match commentary from 10.00 am to noon on Saturday.
- We are now officially the most listened to BBC radio station in our broadcast area.
- It's the kind of record you know you're going to buy twenty seconds into it but you stand at the listening station and sample every track anyway.
- Rockefeller's pews are pressed into duty as a staging station for the organ's pipes and sound boxes.
- If the patrol gains contact, a scout weapons team can respond and be on station within minutes.
- He is more interested in the bonds between people than their social or economic stations.
- Marrying above one's station has been the source of fairy tales, mythology, and Hollywood movies.
- It is not a far cry from thinking a person is beneath one's station to thinking a person's function is beneath one's station.
- Thus, the southernmost stations for the plant in natural habitats are on Virginia's James and Chickahominy Rivers.
- Photographs were taken of plants at both stations, however, and were deposited at the research center.
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- We will continue to contribute to the purpose of stationing our troops there.
- He and the members of his International Rescue Corps are stationed at an Iranian military base in the city.
- France began stationing military personnel in French Polynesia in 1962.
Middle English (as a noun): via Old French from Latin statio(n-), from stare 'to stand'. Early use referred generally to 'position', especially 'position in life, status', and specifically, in ecclesiastical use, to 'a holy place of pilgrimage (visited as one of a succession).' The verb dates from the late 16th century.