[ stey-shuh n-tuh-stey-shuh n ]
/ ˈsteɪ ʃən təˈsteɪ ʃən /
(of a long-distance telephone call) chargeable upon speaking with anyone at the number called: a station-to-station call to his home in Dallas.
from one station to another.
by telephone at station-to-station rates.Compare person-to-person(defs 1, 3).
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Stationary vs. StationeryStationary and stationery are just one letter off, but that seemingly small difference changes the meaning of these words entirely. These two terms share the Latin root statiōnārius, which derives from the word station meaning “a standing place.” Stationary with an a is the older of these two terms, and it means “fixed in one place and not moving,” like a stationary bicycle at the …
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