What does STATION mean?

Definitions for STATION
ˈsteɪ ʃənSTATION

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word STATION.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. station(noun)

    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. place, station(noun)

    proper or designated social situation

    "he overstepped his place"; "the responsibilities of a man in his station"; "married above her station"

  3. station(noun)

    (nautical) the location to which a ship or fleet is assigned for duty

  4. post, station(noun)

    the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand

    "a soldier manned the entrance post"; "a sentry station"

  5. station(verb)

    the frequency assigned to a broadcasting station

  6. station, post, send, place(verb)

    assign to a station

Wiktionary

  1. station(Noun)

    The fact of standing still; motionlessness, stasis.

    Etymology: From estacioun, from estation, from stationem, accusative of statio.

  2. station(Noun)

    A stopping place

    Etymology: From estacioun, from estation, from stationem, accusative of statio.

  3. station(Noun)

    A regular stopping place for ground transportation.

    The next station is Esperanza.

    Etymology: From estacioun, from estation, from stationem, accusative of statio.

  4. station(Noun)

    A ground transportation depot.

    It's right across from the bus station.

    Etymology: From estacioun, from estation, from stationem, accusative of statio.

  5. station(Noun)

    One of the Stations of the Cross.

    Etymology: From estacioun, from estation, from stationem, accusative of statio.

  6. station(Noun)

    A place where one stands or stays or is assigned to stand or stay.

    Etymology: From estacioun, from estation, from stationem, accusative of statio.

  7. station(Noun)

    A place where one performs a tasks or where one is on call to perform a task.

    The waitress was at her station preparing three checks.

    Etymology: From estacioun, from estation, from stationem, accusative of statio.

  8. station(Noun)

    Standing; rank; position.

    She had ambitions beyond her station.

    Etymology: From estacioun, from estation, from stationem, accusative of statio.

  9. station(Noun)

    A military base.

    She had a boyfriend at the station.

    Etymology: From estacioun, from estation, from stationem, accusative of statio.

  10. station(Verb)

    To put in place to perform a task.

    The host stationed me at the front door to greet visitors.

    Etymology: From estacioun, from estation, from stationem, accusative of statio.

  11. station(Verb)

    To put in place to perform military duty.

    They stationed me overseas just as fighting broke out.

    Etymology: From estacioun, from estation, from stationem, accusative of statio.

  12. station(Noun)

    A place used for broadcasting radio or television.

    I used to work at a radio station.

    Etymology: From estacioun, from estation, from stationem, accusative of statio.

  13. station(Noun)

    A broadcasting entity.

    I used to listen to that radio station.

    Etymology: From estacioun, from estation, from stationem, accusative of statio.

  14. station(Noun)

    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)

    Etymology: From estacioun, from estation, from stationem, accusative of statio.

  15. station(Noun)

    A harbour or cove with a foreshore suitable for a facility to support nearby fishing.

    Etymology: From estacioun, from estation, from stationem, accusative of statio.

  16. station(Noun)

    Any of a sequence of equally spaced points along a path.

    Etymology: From estacioun, from estation, from stationem, accusative of statio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Station(noun)

    the act of standing; also, attitude or pose in standing; posture

  2. Station(noun)

    a state of standing or rest; equilibrium

  3. Station(noun)

    the spot or place where anything stands, especially where a person or thing habitually stands, or is appointed to remain for a time; as, the station of a sentinel

  4. Station(noun)

    a regular stopping place in a stage road or route; a place where railroad trains regularly come to a stand, for the convenience of passengers, taking in fuel, moving freight, etc

  5. Station(noun)

    the headquarters of the police force of any precinct

  6. Station(noun)

    the place at which an instrument is planted, or observations are made, as in surveying

  7. Station(noun)

    the particular place, or kind of situation, in which a species naturally occurs; a habitat

  8. Station(noun)

    a place to which ships may resort, and where they may anchor safely

  9. Station(noun)

    a place or region to which a government ship or fleet is assigned for duty

  10. Station(noun)

    a place calculated for the rendezvous of troops, or for the distribution of them; also, a spot well adapted for offensive measures. Wilhelm (Mil. Dict.)

  11. Station(noun)

    an enlargement in a shaft or galley, used as a landing, or passing place, or for the accomodation of a pump, tank, etc

  12. Station(noun)

    post assigned; office; the part or department of public duty which a person is appointed to perform; sphere of duty or occupation; employment

  13. Station(noun)

    situation; position; location

  14. Station(noun)

    state; rank; condition of life; social status

  15. Station(noun)

    the fast of the fourth and sixth days of the week, Wednesday and Friday, in memory of the council which condemned Christ, and of his passion

  16. Station(noun)

    a church in which the procession of the clergy halts on stated days to say stated prayers

  17. Station(noun)

    one of the places at which ecclesiastical processions pause for the performance of an act of devotion; formerly, the tomb of a martyr, or some similarly consecrated spot; now, especially, one of those representations of the successive stages of our Lord's passion which are often placed round the naves of large churches and by the side of the way leading to sacred edifices or shrines, and which are visited in rotation, stated services being performed at each; -- called also Station of the cross

  18. Station(verb)

    to place; to set; to appoint or assign to the occupation of a post, place, or office; as, to station troops on the right of an army; to station a sentinel on a rampart; to station ships on the coasts of Africa

Freebase

  1. Station

    Station is the second full-length album by the instrumental rock band Russian Circles, and was released on May 6, 2008. This is the band's second release and first with their new label, Suicide Squeeze.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Station

    stā′shun, n. the place where a person or thing stands: post assigned: position: office: situation: occupation, business: state: rank: condition in life: the place where railway trains come to a stand in order to take up and set down passengers and goods, the buildings erected at such a place for railway business: a regular stopping-place: a stock farm in Australia: a district or branch police-office: the place in India where the group of English officials or the officers of a garrison reside: a recess in a mine-shaft or passage for a pumping-machine: (pl.) in R.C. usage, applied to certain places of reputed sanctity, appointed to be visited as places of prayer, any one of the fourteen (fifteen, or even eleven) images or pictures ranged round a church, starting from one side of the high altar and ending at the other, representing the several stages of the Passion—the whole series the Way of Calvary.—v.t. to assign a station to: to set: to appoint to a post, place, or office.—adj. Stā′tional.—n. Stā′tionariness.—adj. Stā′tionary, pertaining to a station: standing: fixed: settled: acting from, or in, a fixed position (as an engine): not progressing or retrogressing: not improving.—n. Stā′tioner, one who sells paper and other articles used in writing.—adj. Stā′tionery, belonging to a stationer.—n. the articles sold by a stationer.—ns. Stā′tion-house, a temporary place of arrest; Stā′tion-mas′ter, one who has charge of a station, esp. on a railway.—Stationers' Hall, the hall in London belonging to the Company of the Stationers, who enjoyed until the passing of the Copyright Act in 1842 an absolute monopoly of printing and publishing; Stationery Office, an office in London for providing books, stationery, &c. to the government offices at home and abroad, and for making contracts for the printing of government reports and other public papers. [Fr.,—L. statiostāre, to stand.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. station

    The allotted places of the duties of each person on board. In most merchantmen the cry of "Every man to his station, and the cook to the fore-sheet," is calling the hands and the idlers.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. station

    To place; to set; or to appoint to the occupation of a post, place, or office; as, to station troops on the right or left of an army; to station a sentinel on a rampart.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'STATION' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1045

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'STATION' in Written Corpus Frequency: #910

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'STATION' in Nouns Frequency: #310

How to pronounce STATION?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say STATION in sign language?

  1. station

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of STATION in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of STATION in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of STATION in a Sentence

  1. Xi Jinping:

    We've designed it so the oxygen (produced by plants at the station) is exactly enough to satisfy the humans, the animals, and the organisms that break down the waste materials.

  2. Sanhita Baruah:

    It doesn't seem like you're living a life, it's almost like you're travelling on a train with the destination unknown. You're sitting on a seat near the window looking outside, imagining how things are there outside, how is it like to live in the houses that you pass by. And when you’re busy noticing the outside, you at times do not pay heed to your surroundings inside the coach. And thus some passengers who got down at a station midway fail to capture your interest, or maybe it is because of your deviation of interest towards the outside. While at other stops new people get up, and you like their company, you share and you laugh. But sooner or later they get down. Because it's your journey, you're the traveler and they just accompany you for some distances. And then, maybe when you reach your destination there will still be passengers in the train, passengers you've mingled with or passengers you hate, people who were there since the train had started or people who got in just before the last stoppage, and like it or not, they will get off the train with you, at your destination which also proved to be there destination.

  3. Ibrahim Sidibe:

    Imagine that two people get killed, and you have to wait 10 years for this - aw! If I were to kill a police officer, believe me, I think I would be naked at the station, and I can't even imagine what would happen next, what happened to Zyed and Bouna could have happened to anybody here.

  4. Terry Farrell:

    I think it's rather sad, there's quite a fashion for keeping the outside appearance of a building at the expense of the interior. When you're inside Battersea Power Station, you won't know it because the corridors, shops and apartments will be the same as everywhere else.

  5. Andrew Emmons:

    The state has allowed limited self-serve gas in rural counties since January 2018. Gas stations in counties that have populations of less than 40,000 can offer self-service gas to customers at any time. The change to the law that went into effect in 2018 impactedthe 15 least populated of Oregons 36 counties. Attendants are still required at gas stations in Oregons larger population centers of Portland, Eugene, Salem, Bendand Medford. GASOLINE HITS 99 CENTS AT KENTUCKY STATION, SELLS OUT The average price of Kentucky gas prices is $ 1.90. The price is much lower at one station. Drivers quickly took advantage of the 99 cent gas offered at London, KY station. The changes announced Saturday were already being met with criticism. Andrew Emmons, who pumps gas at a Chevron station in the Portland suburb of Sherwood, told the Oregonian it may impact public safety. CLICK HERE FOR FULL CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE I dont think its a good idea for Oregonians to be able to pump their own fuel. Theres a few of us designated, trained attendants who touch the pumps and were taking the proper safety precautions.

Images & Illustrations of STATION

  1. STATIONSTATIONSTATIONSTATIONSTATION

Popularity rank by frequency of use

STATION#1#1307#10000

Translations for STATION

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for STATION »

Translation

Find a translation for the STATION definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these STATION definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "STATION." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 16 Apr. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/STATION>.

    Are we missing a good definition for STATION? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    a substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid
    • A. nitrile
    • B. leaven
    • C. sweep
    • D. mitre

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for STATION:


    Definitions.net

    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.