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rest station

A temporary relief station for the sick on a military road or railway.
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The agreement will make Taiwanese food products available for travelers visiting rest stations at a number of stops along some of Japan's busiest highways.
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.
The structure of the examination (presented in Figure 1) was designed to accommodate six participants in a single sitting (or iteration), with one participant engaging at each of the five stations and one participant sitting at a rest station at any given moment.
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.
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 -- 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.