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- A place where a vehicle (especially a train) may stop.
- The next station is Esperanza.
- A place where one stands or stays in order to perform a task.
- From my station at the front door, I greeted every visitor.
- Area of a restaurant allocated to one waiter or waitress.
- A military base.
- She had a boyfriend at the station.
- A place used for broadcasting radio or television.
- I used to work at a radio station.
- A broadcasting entity.
- I used to listen to that radio station.
- (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)
- (Newfoundland) A harbour or cove with a foreshore suitable for a facility to support nearby fishing.
- (surveying) Any of a sequence of equally spaced points along a path.
- (broadcasting entity): (that broadcasts television) channel
- (military base): base, military base
- (large sheep or cattle farm): farm, ranch
Australia: very large livestock farm See ranch
- “station” in the Canadian Oxford Dictionary, Second Edition, Oxford University Press, 2004 (Newfoundland station)
Third person singular
- To put in place to perform a task.
- The host stationed me at the front door to greet visitors.
- To put in place to perform military duty.
- They stationed me overseas just as fighting broke out.
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