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Definizione monolingua e traduzione station

Inglese grammatica



station (third-person singular simple present stations, present participle stationing, simple past and past participle stationed) (transitive)

  1. To put in place to perform a task.
    The host stationed me at the front door to greet visitors.
  2. To put in place to perform military duty.
    They stationed me overseas just as fighting broke out.

station (plural stations)

  1. (obsolete) The fact of standing still; motionlessness, stasis.
    • 1646, Sir Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica, III.5:
      the cross legs [are] moving or resting together, so that two are always in motion and two in station at the same time [...].
  2. A stopping place
  3. A regular stopping place for ground transportation.
    The next station is Esperanza.
  4. A ground transportation depot.
    Its right across from the bus station.
  5. One of the Stations of the Cross.
  6. 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.
    • 1886, Robert Louis Stevenson, Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde
      ""...Meanwhile, lest anything should really be amiss, or any malefactor seek to escape by the back, you and the boy must go round the corner with a pair of good sticks and take your post at the laboratory door. We give you ten minutes, to get to your stations.""
  7. A place where one performs a tasks or where one is on call to perform a task.
    The waitress was at her station preparing three checks.
  8. Standing; rank; position.
    She had ambitions beyond her station.
  9. A military base.
    She had a boyfriend at the station.
  10. A place used for broadcasting radio or television.
    I used to work at a radio station.
  11. A broadcasting entity.
    I used to listen to that radio station.
  12. (Australian, New Zealand) A very large sheep or cattle farm
    There was movement at the station, for the word had passed around, that the colt from old Regret had got away (A. B. Patterson, poet)
  13. (Newfoundland) A harbour or cove with a foreshore suitable for a facility to support nearby fishing.
  14. (surveying) Any of a sequence of equally spaced points along a path.
Traduzione italiano stazione |canale |emittente |fermata |stazionare |assegnare un posto |base |caserma |centrale |centro |collocare |condizione sociale |disporre |funzione |impiego |luogo |mettere |parcheggiare |piazza |posizione |posto |rango |stagione |stato |

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