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statics (used with a sing. verb) the branch of mechanics dealing with stationary masses or bodies in a state of equilibrium.
station the spot or location normally occupied by a person or thing. [9 definitions]
station agent a person who manages a small railroad or bus station.
stationary not moving; still. [5 definitions]
stationary engineer a person who operates and maintains stationary engines, such as generators, and other mechanical equipment.
station break an interval, during or between radio or television program broadcasting, that allows a station or network to make announcements, identify itself, present commercials, or the like.
stationer one who sells stationery.
stationery writing paper, esp. that used for correspondence. [2 definitions]
station house a police or fire station.
stationmaster a person, usu. an official, in charge of a railroad station; station agent.
Stations of the Cross (sometimes l.c.) a sequence of fourteen representations marking significant incidents in the Passion of Jesus Christ, often set upon the walls of a church, esp. Roman Catholic. [2 definitions]
station-to-station designating a long-distance telephone call in which the caller is willing to talk with whomever answers. [3 definitions]
station wagon an automobile with one or two rows of folding or removable seats behind that of the driver, and a cargo area behind the rearmost seat that can be loaded through a tailgate.
statism the theory or practice of entrusting the control of economic policies, planning, and the like, to a centralized state government.
statistic a piece of numerical information. [2 definitions]
statistical of, concerning, or using statistics or the types of mathematical analyses that provide numerical information of a type that allows testing of a hypothesis.
statistician a person who specializes in compiling and interpreting statistical data.
statistics (used with a sing. verb) the mathematical study of numerical information, esp. representative information about a limited portion of a population that is used to make generalized conclusions about the whole. [2 definitions]
stative in grammar, of or designating a category of verbs that express state or condition.
stator the stationary part of a motor, dynamo, turbine, or the like, usu. the housing of a rotor.
statuary statues collectively, or a particular group of statues. [2 definitions]