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rest station

A temporary relief station for the sick on a military road or railway.
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Sixty men were evacuated and a special rest station was set up.
The OSCE comprised of 12 stations with two rest stations and was designed to evaluate History taking clinical examination, knowledge, Professionalism, Communication and diagnostic skill of the student.
Straight ahead wilderness, sand and mountains, left to the North, and with certainty, a town 20 odd miles away, to the right a stage coach rest station five or six miles away, if it had survived.
SNOWED IN: Clubbers pour out of the Garage at closing time but soon find out they can't get home' ALL NIGHT GARAGE: Hundreds of clubbers get ready to spend the night on the dancefloor after nightclub bosses agreed to a police request to help out' REST STATION: Hundreds who had nowhere to go spent the night in Buchanan Bus Station, above left.
This was to be used as a rest station for teams ferrying supplies up to the higher camps, but the alarming movement of the glacier on which it was situated--often more than a metre a day--led to its abandonment.
9.9 -- 125 men sent to XV Corps rest station and they need it for there wasn't much sleep to be had in the last camp owing to the continual bombardment each night.
British Airways (BA) has relocated its flight and cabin crew's overnight rest station from Harare to Lusaka in Zimbabwe because of security concerns after the recent demonstrations in the city.
A rest station for climbers, but only for a short period.
1978) (defendant unhitched semi-trailer loaded with marijuana, leaving it parked at rest station, after apparently becoming aware of police surveillance).