a branch of a main post office.
an auxiliary power station where electrical current is converted, as from AC to DC, voltage is stepped up or down, etc.
a subsidiary station
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
adjective 1. of or relating to the sternum. sternal ster·nal (stûr’nəl) adj. Of, relating to, or occurring near the sternum.
- Substernal goiter
substernal goiter sub·ster·nal goiter (sŭb-stûr’nəl) n. Goiter, chiefly of the lower part of the isthmus of the thyroid gland, that is not easily palpable.
noun 1. Chemistry. an atom or atomic group that takes the place of another atom or group present in the molecule of the original compound. adjective 2. having been or capable of being substituted. noun 1. (chem) an atom or group that replaces another atom or group in a molecule or can be regarded as […]
noun 1. a person or thing acting or serving in place of another. 2. (formerly) a person who, for payment, served in an army or navy in the place of a conscript. 3. Grammar. a word that functions as a replacement for any member of a class of words or constructions, as do in He […]