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A subsidiary or branch station, as of a post office or an electric utility.
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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
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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.
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|Noun||1.||substation - 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"
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substation[ˈsʌbˌsteɪʃən] N (Elec) → subestación f
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