Definition of base station
- Cordless telephones come in two parts, a base station and a handset, that communicate by radio waves.
- —Peter Kerr, New York Times, 12 Feb. 1983
- The tablet, which weighs less than 3 pounds, ranges 150 feet from its base station and receives data at speeds of 1.5 megabytes per second with DSL or broadband cable service.
- —Popular Science, January 2001