What is station?

  • (verb): Assign to a station.
    Synonyms: post, base, send, place
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on station, stations:

J.E.B. Stuart - Confederate Army - Brandy Station
... Stuart endured the two low points in his career, starting with the Battle of Brandy Station, the largest predominantly cavalry engagement of the war ... River, Stuart bivouacked his cavalry troopers, mostly near Brandy Station, screening the Confederate Army against surprise by the enemy. 9,000 mounted troopers and 4 batteries of horse artillery, charging in simulated battle at Inlet Station, about two miles (3 km) southwest of Brandy Station ...
Zürich Stadelhofen Railway Station - Architecture
... In the 1990s the train station was rebuilt by the Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava ... The station building from 1894 was preserved and the surroundings were completely redone in a fancy twist of modern art, thus forming a striking combination of the new ... Both station building and platforms are inscribed on the Swiss Inventory of Cultural Property of National Significance ...
Dover - Local Media - Radio
... Dover has one local commercial radio station, KMFM Shepway and White Cliffs Country, broadcasting to Dover on 106.8FM ... The station was founded in Dover as Neptune Radio in September 1997 but moved to Folkestone in 2003 and was consequently rebranded after a takeover by the KM Group ... Dover is also served by the county-wide stations Heart, Gold and BBC Radio Kent ...
Ted Turner - Business Activities - WTBS
... almost no capital investment.” In the late 1960s, Turner used the profits to buy Southern radio stations ... In 1969, he sold his several radio stations to buy a struggling television station in Atlanta on Channel 17 ... At the time, UHF stations did well only in markets without VHF stations, like Fresno, California, or in markets with only one station on VHF ...
XHA-FM
... XHA-FM or La Invasora 94.5 is a Spanish radio station ... that owns and programs various Spanish-language radio stations ... The station plays Regional Mexican music ...

More definitions of "station":

  • (noun): (nautical) the location to which a ship or fleet is assigned for duty.
  • (noun): The position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand.
    Example: "A sentry station"
    Synonyms: post
  • (noun): Proper or designated social situation.
    Example: "The responsibilities of a man in his station"; "married above her station"
    Synonyms: place
  • (noun): A facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose.
    Example: "He started looking for a gas station"; "the train pulled into the station"

Famous quotes containing the word station:

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