A place or position where a person or thing stands or is assigned to stand; a post: a sentry station. An area where a person is assigned to work. The place, building, or establishment from which a service is provided or operations are directed: a police station. An input or output point along a communications system. A stopping place along a route, especially a stop for refueling or for taking on passengers; a depot. Social position; rank: "He was degraded in their eyes; he had lost caste and station before the very paupers\u201d ( Charles Dickens). An establishment equipped for observation and study: a radar station. An establishment equipped for radio or television transmission. One that broadcasts radio or television transmissions: the views in this program do not necessarily reflect those of the station. A frequency assigned to a broadcaster. A precise point from which measurements in surveying are made. Ecology The normal habitat of a particular plant or animal community. Ecology The exact place of occurrence of a species or individual within a given habitat. Roman Catholic Church Any of the 14 Stations of the Cross. To assign to a position; post.