Simple Definition of substation
: a place where the strength of electricity is changed as the electricity passes through on its way from the power plant to homes and businesses
: a police station that serves a particular area
Full Definition of substation
: a subordinate or subsidiary station: asa : a branch post officeb : a subsidiary station in which electric current is transformedc : a police station serving a particular area
First Known Use of substation
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