fire station

fire sta·tion
F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahyuh r stey-shuh n]
    • /faɪər ˈsteɪ ʃən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahyuh r stey-shuh n]
    • /faɪər ˈsteɪ ʃən/

Definitions of fire station words

  • noun fire station a building in which firefighting apparatus and usually fire department personnel are housed; firehouse. 1
  • noun fire station place where fire engines are kept 1
  • countable noun fire station A fire station is a building where fire engines are kept, and where firefighters wait until they are called to put out a fire. 0
  • noun fire station a building where firefighting vehicles and equipment are stationed and where firefighters on duty wait 0
  • noun fire station a place where fire engines are kept and where firemen stay when on duty 0
  • noun fire station The building where firefighters and fire trucks / fire engines are housed when not answering an alarm. 0

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Origin of fire station

First appearance:

before 1895
One of the 18% newest English words
First recorded in 1895-1900

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Parts of speech for Fire station


fire station popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 65% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fire station usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fire station

noun fire station

  • police station — police headquarters for a particular district, from which police officers are dispatched and to which persons under arrest are brought.

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