Station


Station
Station Sta"tion (st[=a]"sh[u^]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stationed} (-sh[u^]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Stationing}.] 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 coast of Africa. [1913 Webster]

He gained the brow of the hill, where the English phalanx was stationed. --Lyttelton. [1913 Webster]


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  • Station — Sta tion (st[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [F., fr. L. statio, from stare, statum, to stand. See {Stand}.] 1. The act of standing; also, attitude or pose in standing; posture. [R.] [1913 Webster] A station like the herald, Mercury. Shak. [1913 Webster] Their… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Station X — may refer to:* The code name for a covert radio transmission station co located with the Government Code Cypher School at Bletchley Park. *Station X (TV Series), the animated series about six young people produced by Teletoon *Station X is the… …   Wikipedia

  • STATION — n. f. Pause, arrêt que l’on fait dans un parcours. Il a fait plusieurs stations en cours de route. Cet ivrogne fait de nombreuses stations chez les marchands de vin. Fig., Les stations de la Croix, Les arrêts de JÉSUS CHRIST montant au Calvaire.… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • STATION — s. f. Pause, demeure de peu de durée qu on fait dans un lieu. Je ne suis pas resté longtemps dans cet endroit, je n y ai fait qu une station. Pendant notre voyage, il écrivait une lettre à chaque station.   Il se dit particulièrement en parlant… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • station — I. noun Etymology: Middle English stacioun, from Anglo French estation, statiun, from Latin station , statio, from stare to stand more at stand Date: 14th century 1. a. the place or position in which something or someone stands or is assigned to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • station — 1. A general term meaning any military or naval activity at a fixed land location. 2. A particular kind of activity to which other activities or individuals may come for a specific service, often of a technical nature, e.g., aid station. 3. An… …   Military dictionary

  • Station identification — (sometimes called a sounder or stinger ) is the practice of any type of radio or television station or network identifying itself, typically with a call sign or brand name. Over the air transmitters may be required to identify themselves… …   Wikipedia

  • Station (disambiguation) — Station (from Latin statio ) can refer to anything stationary, specifically:* status, social status * a relay station in a courier system *cursus publicus (Roman Empire) * a type of postal facility that is not a main post office; term explained… …   Wikipedia

  • Station Sergeant — was a rank in the London Metropolitan Police and continues as a rank in the Hong Kong Police Force. It is also a rank used by the Australian Federal Police whilst members are attached to the International Deployment Group.Australian Federal… …   Wikipedia

  • Station bill — Station Sta tion (st[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [F., fr. L. statio, from stare, statum, to stand. See {Stand}.] 1. The act of standing; also, attitude or pose in standing; posture. [R.] [1913 Webster] A station like the herald, Mercury. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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