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sub·sta·tion

 (sŭb′stā′shən)
n.
A subsidiary or branch station, as of a post office or an electric utility.

substation

(ˈsʌbˌsteɪʃən)
n
1. a subsidiary station
2. (Electrical Engineering) an installation at which electricity is received from one or more power stations for conversion from alternating to direct current, reducing the voltage, or switching before distribution by a low-tension network

sub•sta•tion

(ˈsʌbˌsteɪ ʃən)

n.
1. a branch of a main post office.
2. an auxiliary power station where electrical current is converted, as from AC to DC, voltage is stepped up or down, etc.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.substation - a subsidiary station where electricity is transformed for distribution by a low-voltage networksubstation - a subsidiary station where electricity is transformed for distribution by a low-voltage network
station - a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose; "he started looking for a gas station"; "the train pulled into the station"
Translations
Unterwerk
ala-asemapoliisiasema
sous-station
understation

substation

[ˈsʌbˌsteɪʃən] N (Elec) → subestación f

substation

n (Elec) → Umspann(ungs)werk nt
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