Station in a sentence

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Definition of Station

  • The act of standing; also, attitude or pose in standing; posture.
  • 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.
  • A regular stopping place in a stage road or route; a place where railroad trains regularly come to a stand, for the convenience of passengers, taking in fuel, moving freight, etc.
  • The headquarters of the police force of any precinct.
  • The place at which an instrument is planted, or observations are made, as in surveying.
  • The particular place, or kind of situation, in which a species naturally occurs; a habitat.
  • A place to which ships may resort, and where they may anchor safely.
  • A place or region to which a government ship or fleet is assigned for duty.
  • A place calculated for the rendezvous of troops, or for the distribution of them; also, a spot well adapted for offensive or defensive measures.
  • An enlargement in a shaft or galley, used as a landing, or passing place, or for the accommodation of a pump, tank, etc.
  • Post assigned; office; the part or department of public duty which a person is appointed to perform; sphere of duty or occupation; employment.
  • Situation; position; location.
  • State; rank; condition of life; social status.
  • 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.
  • A church in which the procession of the clergy halts on stated days to say stated prayers.
  • One of the places at which ecclesiastical processions pause for the performance of an act of devotion; formerly, the tomb of a martyr, or some similarly consecrated spot; now, especially, one of those representations of the successive stages of our Lord's passion which are often placed round the naves of large churches and by the side of the way leading to sacred edifices or shrines, and which are visited in rotation, stated services being performed at each; -- called also Station of the cross.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose
  • the frequency assigned to a broadcasting station
  • the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
  • (nautical) the location to which a ship or fleet is assigned for duty
  • proper or designated social situation
  • assign to a station

How to use station in a sentence. Station pronunciation.

And therefore each of them should keep their several Stations; and acknowledge the Bawd for their Mistress, and the young Spend-Thrift for their Benefactor.
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During the time that I was in this Station, I met with several odd Adventures; some of which I shall briefly give you an account of.
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As the distance from the station was only five minutes' walk, the stranger naturally came on foot.
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I would have met you at the station if you had mentioned the train.
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She's waiting at the station till I go back; then she'll come and see you.
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The girl assented, and in excellent spirits betook herself to the railway station.
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I've just had one at the station, but it's such thirsty weather.
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Emmeline was surprised to see her back so soon; they met near the railway station as Mrs. Mumford was on her way to a shop in High Street.
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How this change in her station was to come about Louise offered no hint, and did not seem to think of the matter.
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Louise, meanwhile, had gone to the railway station, intending to take a ticket for Victoria.
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Without difficulty she obtained her cup of tea, loitered over it as long as possible, strayed yet awhile about the Downs, and towards half-past six made for the railway station.
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But from the exit of the station he walked slowly, in part to calm himself, to assume his ordinary appearance, and in part to think over the comedy he was going to play.
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Mumford was strongly tempted to reveal what had happened at the station, but he saw danger alike in disclosure and in reticence.
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Yet, for his own part, he couldn't help liking her; the eyes at had looked into his at the station haunted him a little, and would not let him think of her contemptuously.
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Dear Mr. Cobb,' she scribbled, 'if you really _must_ see me before you go away to Bristol, or wherever it is, you had better meet me on Saturday at Streatham Station, which is about halfway between me and you.
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Really, one's nerves-' 'Is it true that, on Thursday evening, you and Miss Derrick were seen talking together at the station?
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The incident of the railway station proved her to be utterly lacking in self-respect, in feminine modesty, even if her behaviour merited no darker description.
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Scarcely was this done when Mr. and Mrs. Mumford, after a leisurely walk from the station, approached their garden gate.
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At the railway station she gave the coachman a letter for Bibikov, and gave him a ruble for a tip.
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Bibikov would not take the letter, and when the coachman returned to the station, he learned that Anna Stepanova had thrown herself under the train and was crushed to death.
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Examples of Station

Example #1
Your own Interest speaks for me, and therefore I need say the less.
Example #2
And since I am at all this cost, it is just that it should be acknowledged, and that you all should own me for your Master.
Example #3
And besides what my Mistress got, I am sure I had ten Guineas given me by an Esquire for parting with my Maiden-head; which I had parted with many years past; and yet I sold it to new Customers several times after.
Example #4
I went to that purpose to _Bosom's Inn_; and had that day drest up my self like a Country-Lass that I might with the less difficulty engage 'em.
Example #5
From her bedroom window Emmeline had seen Miss Derrick's approach.
Example #6
About four o'clock sounded the visitor's ring.