Station

A stopping place. A place where workers are stationed. (Christianity) Any of the Stations of the Cross. (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. (Christianity) A church in which the procession of the clergy halts on stated days to say stated prayers. Standing; rank; position. A broadcasting entity. (Newfoundland) A harbour or cove with a foreshore suitable for a facility to support nearby fishing. (surveying) Any of a sequence of equally spaced points along a path. The particular place, or kind of situation, in which a species naturally occurs; a habitat. (mining) 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. (medicine) The position of the foetal head in relation to the distance from the ischial spines, measured in centimetres. (obsolete) The fact of standing still; motionlessness, stasis. (astronomy) The apparent standing still of a superior planet just before it begins or ends its retrograde motion. (usually passive) To put in place to perform a task. To put in place to perform military duty.