superstation

noun

su·​per·​sta·​tion ˌsü-pər-ˈstā-shən How to pronounce superstation (audio)
plural superstations
US
: a radio or television station whose signal is broadcast nationwide by satellite
Turner Broadcasting System is negotiating to have Superstation TBS switched from a superstation—a local Atlanta station whose signal is beamed broadly—to a basic cable channel.Chuck Ross

Examples of superstation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That has left many San Diegans waiting for their second vaccine dose, as the downtown superstation offers the Moderna vaccine, which requires two shots to maximize immunity against the coronavirus. San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Mar. 2021 The city has also helped lead the South Bay vaccination superstation with Sharp HealthCare, and other sites that have focused on seniors, homebound residents and essential workforces. San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 May 2021 The superstation has opened, closed and reopened in sync with the region’s shaky vaccine supply. San Diego Union-Tribune, 15 Mar. 2021 Others offer the Pfizer vaccine, such as the Del Mar Fairgrounds superstation. San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 May 2021 And a representative for Scripps Health, which operates a superstation in Del Mar, said the system has asked to receive fewer doses from the state. San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 May 2021 San Diegans with appointments on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Del Mar superstation will be rescheduled for next week and notified automatically through MyTurn. Gary Warth, San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 Mar. 2021 The biggest broadcast chain, Nexstar, has struggled in its initial transformation of the former WGN cable superstation into NewsNation, but represents yet another player that could easily transition to streaming. David Bloom, Forbes, 23 Dec. 2021 Scripps plans to inoculate more law enforcement officers on Monday and Tuesday at its Del Mar Fairgrounds vaccine superstation. Jonathan Wosen Biotech Reporter, San Diego Union-Tribune, 1 Mar. 2021

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'superstation.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Word History

First Known Use

1977, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of superstation was in 1977

Dictionary Entries Near superstation

Cite this Entry

“Superstation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superstation. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!