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English definition of “substation”

substation

noun uk   /ˌsʌbˈsteɪ.ʃən/ us  

substation noun (ELECTRICITY)

electricity substation a place that allows electricity to go from one part of the electricity production system to anotherGenerating and pumping devices

substation noun (PART OF ORGANIZATION)

[C] US a division of an organization that works under the general control of a larger office: a police substationSocieties, clubs and organizations
(Definition of substation from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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