station


station
01. The train finally came into the [station] over an hour behind schedule.
02. We'd better stop at a gas [station] pretty soon; we're low on fuel.
03. He does a lot of endurance training on the [stationary] bicycles.
04. My grandfather was [stationed] in Italy during the Second World War.
05. They went to the police [station] to report the theft.
06. We stopped off for lunch at the Venus space [station] before continuing on to Mercury.
07. The train was only [stationary] long enough for a few commuters to hop on.
08. Margaret Lee Runbeck once observed that happiness is not a [station] you arrive at, but a manner of travelling.
09. Canada is home to the world's most remote weather [station]; the Eureka weather [station] is 600 miles from the North Pole.
10. There are 42 year-round research [stations] on Antarctica.
11. It can be almost impossible to see a camouflaged animal which remains [stationary] in its natural environment.
12. Syrian troops have been [stationed] in Lebanon since 1976.
13. All motorways in the U.K. have emergency telephones [stationed] a kilometer apart.
14. Even though the surface of our planet appears to be firm and [stationary], there is convincing evidence that the materials that form the solid rock on the surface of the earth are moving.
15. Recent studies have discovered that it is very difficult for young children to hit a baseball which is pitched slowly to them because slow balls actually appear [stationary] to a child.

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