What is station?

  • (noun): Proper or designated social situation.
    Example: "The responsibilities of a man in his station"; "married above her station"
    Synonyms: place
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on station, stations:

J.E.B. Stuart - Confederate Army - Brandy Station
... the two low points in his career, starting with the Battle of Brandy Station, the largest predominantly cavalry engagement of the war ... his cavalry troopers, mostly near Brandy Station, screening the Confederate Army against surprise by the enemy ... mounted troopers and 4 batteries of horse artillery, charging in simulated battle at Inlet Station, about two miles (3 km) southwest of Brandy Station ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Ted Turner - Business Activities - WTBS
... 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 ...

More definitions of "station":

  • (noun): The position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand.
    Example: "A sentry station"
    Synonyms: post
  • (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"
  • (noun): (nautical) the location to which a ship or fleet is assigned for duty.

Famous quotes containing the word station:

    ...I believe it is now the duty of the slaves of the South to rebuke their masters for their robbery, oppression and crime.... No station or character can destroy individual responsibility, in the matter of reproving sin.
    Angelina Grimké (1805–1879)

    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)

    When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and of nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)