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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.
stature height of a body in the upright position, esp. a human body. [2 definitions]
status a person's position or rank in relation to others or in the view of others. [3 definitions]
status offender a person who commits an act that is prohibited for one of his or her legal status, such as that of being a minor or a convicted felon. "Status offender" often refers to a minor who commits an act that is not illegal for adults, such as an act of truancy or alcohol consumption.
status offense an act that is illegal when performed by people of a certain legal status, such as that of a minor or convicted felon.
status quo the existing state; conditions as they are at a given time.
status symbol a possession, habit, lifestyle, or practice regarded as a mark of social status, esp. of high status.