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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]
statue a piece of art that is carved, molded, or assembled in three dimensions, often in the form of a human or animal.
Statue of Liberty a huge copper statue of a woman representing liberty, given to the United States by France and situated on an island in the New York City harbor.
statuesque having a graceful, beautiful, or dignified form; like a statue; tall and well-shaped.
statuette a small statue.