What is station?

  • (noun): The position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand.
    Example: "A sentry station"
    Synonyms: post
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on stations, station:

Ted Turner - Business Activities - WTBS
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 ...
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 and the old ... Both station building and platforms are inscribed on the Swiss Inventory of Cultural Property of National Significance ...
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 ...
J.E.B. Stuart - Confederate Army - Brandy Station
... 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 ... troopers and 4 batteries of horse artillery, charging in simulated battle at Inlet Station, about two miles (3 km) southwest of Brandy Station ...
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 ...

More definitions of "station":

  • (noun): Proper or designated social situation.
    Example: "The responsibilities of a man in his station"; "married above her station"
    Synonyms: place
  • (noun): (nautical) the location to which a ship or fleet is assigned for duty.
  • (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:

    [T]here is no situation so deplorable ... as that of a gentlewoman in real poverty.... Birth, family, and education become misfortunes when we cannot attain some means of supporting ourselves in the station they throw us into. Our friends and former acquaintances look on it as a disgrace to own us.... If we were to attempt getting our living by any trade, people in that station would think we were endeavoring to take their bread out of their mouths.
    Sarah Fielding (1710–1768)

    How soon country people forget. When they fall in love with a city it is forever, and it is like forever. As though there never was a time when they didn’t love it. The minute they arrive at the train station or get off the ferry and glimpse the wide streets and the wasteful lamps lighting them, they know they are born for it. There, in a city, they are not so much new as themselves: their stronger, riskier selves.
    Toni Morrison (b. 1931)

    I introduced her to Elena, and in that life-quickening atmosphere of a big railway station where everything is something trembling on the brink of something else, thus to be clutched and cherished, the exchange of a few words was enough to enable two totally dissimilar women to start calling each other by their pet names the very next time they met.
    Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)