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Outstation vs. Station

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Outstationnoun

A station or post in a remote position; an outpost.

Stationnoun

A stopping place.

Outstationadjective

Out of town (but usually within the same country).

Stationnoun

A regular stopping place for ground transportation.

‘The next station is Esperanza.’;

Outstationadverb

Out of town (but usually within the same country).

Stationnoun

A ground transportation depot.

‘It's right across from the bus station.’;

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Stationnoun

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

‘From my station at the front door, I greeted every visitor.’; ‘All ships are on station, Admiral.’;

Stationnoun

(US) A gas station, service station.

Stationnoun

A place where workers are stationed.

Stationnoun

An official building from which police or firefighters operate.

‘The police station is opposite the fire station.’;

Stationnoun

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

‘The waitress was at her station preparing three checks.’;

Stationnoun

A military base.

‘She had a boyfriend at the station.’;

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Stationnoun

A place used for broadcasting radio or television.

‘I used to work at a radio station.’;

Stationnoun

A very large sheep or cattle farm.

Stationnoun

(Christianity) Any of the Stations of the Cross.

Stationnoun

(Christianity) The Roman Catholic 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.

Stationnoun

(Christianity) A church in which the procession of the clergy halts on stated days to say stated prayers.

Stationnoun

Standing; rank; position.

‘She had ambitions beyond her station.’;

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Stationnoun

A broadcasting entity.

‘I used to listen to that radio station.’;

Stationnoun

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

Stationnoun

(surveying) Any of a sequence of equally spaced points along a path.

Stationnoun

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

Stationnoun

(mining) An enlargement in a shaft or galley, used as a landing, or passing place, or for the accommodation of a pump, tank, etc.

Stationnoun

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

Stationnoun

(medicine) The position of the foetal head in relation to the distance from the ischial spines, measured in centimetres.

Stationnoun

(obsolete) The fact of standing still; motionlessness, stasis.

Stationnoun

(astronomy) The apparent standing still of a superior planet just before it begins or ends its retrograde motion.

Stationverb

To put in place to perform a task.

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

Stationverb

To put in place to perform military duty.

‘They stationed me overseas just as fighting broke out.’;

Stationnoun

The act of standing; also, attitude or pose in standing; posture.

‘A station like the herald, Mercury.’; ‘Their manner was to stand at prayer, whereupon their meetings unto that purpose . . . had the names of stations given them.’;

Stationnoun

A state of standing or rest; equilibrium.

‘All progression is performed by drawing on or impelling forward some part which was before in station, or at quiet.’;

Stationnoun

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.

Stationnoun

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

‘By spending this day [Sunday] in religious exercises, we acquire new strength and resolution to perform God's will in our several stations the week following.’;

Stationnoun

Situation; position; location.

‘The fig and date - why love they to remainIn middle station, and an even plain?’;

Stationnoun

State; rank; condition of life; social status.

‘The greater part have kept, I see,Their station.’; ‘They in France of the best rank and station.’;

Stationnoun

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.

Stationnoun

In Australia, a sheep run or cattle run, together with the buildings belonging to it; also, the homestead and buildings belonging to such a run.

Stationverb

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.

‘He gained the brow of the hill, where the English phalanx was stationed.’;

Stationnoun

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’;

Stationnoun

proper or designated social situation;

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

Stationnoun

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

Stationnoun

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

‘a soldier manned the entrance post’; ‘a sentry station’;

Stationverb

assign to a station

Stationnoun

a place on a railway line where trains regularly stop so that passengers can get on or off

‘we walked back to the station and caught the train back to Brussels’; ‘Paddington Station’;

Stationnoun

a bus or coach station.

Stationnoun

a place or building where a specified activity or service is based

‘a research station in the rainforest’; ‘coastal radar stations’;

Stationnoun

a small military base, especially of a specified kind

‘a naval station’;

Stationnoun

a subsidiary post office.

Stationnoun

a large sheep or cattle farm.

Stationnoun

a company involved in broadcasting of a specified kind

‘a radio station’;

Stationnoun

the place where someone or something stands or is placed on military or other duty

‘the lookout resumed his station in the bow’;

Stationnoun

one's social rank or position

‘different stations in life’; ‘Karen was getting ideas above her station’;

Stationnoun

a site at which a particular species, especially an interesting or rare one, grows or is found.

Stationnoun

short for Stations of the Cross

Stationverb

put in or assign to a specified place for a particular purpose, especially a military one

‘a young girl had stationed herself by the door’; ‘troops were stationed in the town’;

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