dressing station

noun
(military) a station located near a combat area for giving first aid to the wounded
Syn: ↑aid station
Hypernyms: ↑first-aid station

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noun

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Mil.
a post or center that gives first aid to the wounded, located near a combat area.
[1890-95]

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dressing station noun
A place where wounded are collected and tended by members of a field ambulance
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Main Entry:dress

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dressing station,
a temporary building or place for the emergency treatment of wounded or injured persons.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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