fire station

`fire ,station noun count
the building where FIREFIGHTERS have their office and keep their vehicles and equipment

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Fire Station No. 4 — can mean one of several historic firehouses: * Fire Station No. 4 (Pawtucket, Rhode Island) * Fire Station No. 4 (Miami, Florida) * Fire Station No. 4 (Elmira, New York), listed on NRHP …   Wikipedia

  • fire station — fire stations N COUNT A fire station is a building where fire engines are kept, and where fire fighters wait until they are called to put out a fire …   English dictionary

  • fire station — ► NOUN ▪ the headquarters of a fire brigade …   English terms dictionary

  • fire station — n. a place where fire engines are kept and where firemen stay when on duty …   English World dictionary

  • fire station — fire .station n a building where the equipment used to stop fires burning is kept, and where ↑firefighters stay until they are needed …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Fire Station No. 23 — Infobox nrhp | name =Fire Station No. 23 nrhp type = caption = Fire Station No. 23, 2008 location= 225 E. 5th St., Los Angeles, California lat degrees = 34 lat minutes = 2 lat seconds = 44.5 lat direction = N long degrees = 118 long minutes = 14… …   Wikipedia

  • Fire station — A fire station (also called stationhouse) is a structure or other area set aside for storage of firefighting apparatus (i.e, fire engines and related vehicles), personal protective equipment, fire hose, fire extinguishers, and other fire… …   Wikipedia

  • fire station — noun a station housing fire apparatus and firemen • Syn: ↑firehouse • Hypernyms: ↑station • Part Holonyms: ↑infrastructure, ↑base * * * noun, pl ⋯ tions [count] : a building in which the members of a f …   Useful english dictionary

  • fire station — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms fire station : singular fire station plural fire stations the building where firefighters have their office and keep their vehicles and equipment …   English dictionary

  • fire station — fire′ sta tion n. a building in which firefighting apparatus and usu. fire department personnel are housed; firehouse • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

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