stationery vs stationary

stationery stationary


  • 1) writing materials, envelopes, office materials
  • 2) Writing materials and office supplies.
  • 3) Writing paper and envelopes.
  • 4) The articles usually sold by stationers, as paper, pens, ink, quills, blank books, etc.
  • 5) paper cut to an appropriate size for writing letters; usually with matching envelopes
  • 6) The articles usually sold by stationers; the various materials employed in writing, such as paper, pens, pencils, and ink.
  • 7) Common misspelling of stationary.
  • 8) Belonging to, or sold by, a stationer.


  • 1) Common misspelling of stationery.
  • 2) One who, or that which, is stationary, such as a planet when apparently it has neither progressive nor retrograde motion.
  • 3) One that is stationary.
  • 4) One who, or that which, is stationary, as a planet when apparently it has neither progressive nor retrograde motion.
  • 5) One who wishes to stay as or where he is; one who opposes or resists progress; an extreme conservatist.
  • 6) A person or thing which remains or continues in the same place or condition; specifically, one of a force of permanent or stationary troops.
  • 7) unchanging
  • 8) Not moving.
  • 9) incapable of being moved
  • 10) Unchanging.
  • 11) Not capable of being moved; fixed.
  • 12) Appearing to be at rest, because moving in the line of vision; not progressive or retrograde, as a planet.
  • 13) A factory engine, in distinction from a blowing, pumping, or other kind of engine which is also permanently placed.
  • 14) Not improving or getting worse; not growing wiser, greater, better, more excellent, or the contrary.
  • 15) (Physiol.) the air which under ordinary circumstances does not leave the lungs in respiration.
  • 16) Not moving; not appearing to move; stable; fixed.
  • 17) not capable of being moved
  • 18) standing still


  • 1) Were you getting it on with the stockboy in the stationery cupboard?
  • 2) Taking a sheet of hotel stationery from the drawer of one of the desks I wrote: `Any chance of seeing you for a moment?
  • 3) There was a stationery store at street level, with a doorway on one side with a sign above it that said `Elmar Dance Company, 2nd Floor.
  • 4) It's been on my mind," he muttered as he gathered up the book and his stationery.
  • 5) I just remember that stationery is sold by a stationer, not a stationar.
  • 6) The way I began to remember the difference was that I thought of the “e” in stationery as representing “eraser”, which of course is a piece of stationery.
  • 7) He'll be ensuring that all Government offices use both sides of scrap paper, for example, which will save 170 million in stationery costs.
  • 8) Between May and October, FBI agents prepared "blind" memoranda (typed on plain stationery, with no identifying letterhead or names of sender or recipient) on forty "unfriendly" witnesses under consideration; when these blind memoranda proved inadequate, Hoover relented and ordered Hood to share the photostats of twenty-five membership cards obtained through the FBI break-ins at Party headquarters. 15
  • 9) Before i tell them for the umpteenth time i don't know where the stationery is now.
  • 10) The best stationery is the stuff you write on and mail, don’t you agree?
  • 11) If there’s nobody prescribing, the stationery is standard-issue. one friend there began collecting them to someday sell them on eBay as collectibles; not sure of the market for that, but more power to her.
  • 12) Intel., arranged for the theft of letterhead stationery from the Nigerien Embassy in Rome, that later appeared in W’s SoU speech.
  • 13) ‘At Waltons, a office furnishings and stationery company in Beach Road, Woodstock, a parking lot was flooded.’
  • 14) ‘Star Office Choice has the most comprehensive range of stationery and office supplies in Lismore and Casino.’
  • 15) ‘We're not running most of the replies, because we don't have enough asterisks in the office stationery cupboard to make them safe for work.’
  • 16) ‘Office stationery cupboards used to be crammed with reams of carbon paper sold to gullible secretaries by pushy salesmen during the lunch hour when the boss was out.’
  • 17) ‘The office stationery cupboard is like a sweet shop.’
  • 18) ‘Because he was subsidising his office stationery bill by being more entrepreneurial than the rules allowed.’
  • 19) ‘They can claim for such things as staff wages, office space, stationery, travel costs and accommodation.’
  • 20) ‘Littered among the debris was the gruesome sight of body parts, pieces of luggage and office stationery.’
  • 21) ‘Half way through the show we encounter another, similar series devoted to piles of office stationery.’
  • 22) ‘Other stationery companies, leather goods manufacturers and upmarket pen manufacturers are the kind of businesses in the firm's sights.’
  • 23) ‘And as well as designer stationery there is a range of highly affordable invitation and thank-you card sets available ready to buy.’
  • 24) ‘There is also a reception area, ten private offices, a stationery room, a store room and a tea-station on this floor.’
  • 25) ‘The department has urged learners to use books and stationery from last year until new materials are delivered.’
  • 26) ‘The school had contacted the district office last week to be told that stationery would be delivered this week.’
  • 27) ‘Given the predominance of the government offices, it would probably be a good time to be a printer of letterhead stationery.’
  • 28) ‘Full support, training and stationery products are available.’
  • 29) ‘Pupils at Waddon Infants could also see class sizes increase, and less money available to spend on essential materials such as books and stationery.’
  • 30) ‘Smith's stranglehold on the high street stationery market has not, however, always gone unchallenged.’
  • 31) ‘Holomisa also condemned the Eastern Cape government's failure to supply stationery to 200 students in Maluti.’
  • 32) ‘Today the cards are sold in ten stationery stores and bookstores in Atlanta.’


  • 1) They would not fire until the launch had tied up at the jetty because they would have a far better chance of hitting a stationary target.
  • 2) They were all moving so slowly that they seemed almost stationary.
  • 3) The police were holding up the traffic and she glimpsed Regent Street choked with stationary buses.
  • 4) The human eye is better at spotting movement in the dark than in identifying stationary objects.
  • 5) ‘The line of sight stabilisation in elevation and azimuth provides high hit probability for stationary and on the move engagements against stationary and moving targets.’
  • 6) ‘The weapon system is stabilised in two axes, which allows the vehicle to engage targets stationary or on the move.’
  • 7) ‘The course mostly dealt with giving and taking commands, as well as keeping in formation, and obviously shooting moving and stationary targets.’
  • 8) ‘Armed with Hellfire missiles, Predators became hunters and destroyed stationary and moving targets.’
  • 9) ‘The system gives 3D target location and tracking of stationary and moving targets.’
  • 10) ‘It can engage targets while stationary and on the move, using missiles for long-range targets and guns for close-in defence.’
  • 11) ‘A typical toy usually combines stationary and moving staircases; the latter moves periodically up and down.’
  • 12) ‘The whole place was stationary with nothing moving at all.’
  • 13) ‘The camera is stationary, the line moves forward, and we see, in each of his farewells, the nature of his relationship with that man.’
  • 14) ‘Alongside the moving tram queues are stationary traffic queues.’
  • 15) ‘I enjoyed driving it, I love the smooth way you go from stationary to moving - it's like a locomotive.’
  • 16) ‘They were crossing two lanes of stationary or slow moving traffic to get to the Springbok wine bar.’
  • 17) ‘Soldiers are taught to acquire and engage targets from stationary positions, on the move, to the flank, and from a variety of ranges both during the day and at night.’
  • 18) ‘For example, patients may be encouraged to move the treadmill or stationary cycle in front of the television, or consider having a low step-aerobics box in the kitchen.’
  • 19) ‘All targets were farther away than 1800 meters, with most of them between 2500 and 3750 meters, both moving and stationary.’
  • 20) ‘We were basically working on electromagnetic radiation, wherein we were trying to form waves with a rope tied to a stationary object and were moving our arms up and down rapidly.’
  • 21) ‘For those new to biceps training, your elbows should remain stationary while your hands move upward toward the shoulders.’
  • 22) ‘They'd rounded a wide corner and hopped off the moving sidewalk to a stationary platform facing a huge window.’
  • 23) ‘He stood stationary and the antenna moved, pointing to the ammunition, in plain view of everyone.’
  • 24) ‘So, it is not good sense to interpret the state of an electron in a stationary orbital as perpetual motion.’
  • 25) ‘If the planet were stationary, the slow-down effect would be equal to the initial acceleration, so there would be no net gain in speed.’
  • 26) ‘After being retrograde since July, the planet appears stationary on the 30th and thereafter returns to normal west to east motion.’
  • 27) ‘Polaris, the North Star, appears stationary in the sky because it is positioned close to the line of Earth's axis projected into space.’
  • 28) ‘As the Earth rotates on its axis from west to east, it appears from our apparently stationary viewpoint that the stars rise in the east, culminate on the upper meridian and set in the west.’
  • 29) ‘‘In India the problem is more the standing / stationary condition of the temple elephants,’ says Chiran.’
  • 30) ‘When it was assumed that these mutations were neutral, their frequency was higher under shaken than under stationary conditions, possibly due to oxygen stress.’
  • 31) ‘When the solution is placed as a thin film under stationary conditions, concentric or spiral wave patterns develop in the solution.’
  • 32) ‘All strains were cultured under dark, stationary conditions at 37° in standard Petri dishes.’
  • 33) ‘Under stationary growth conditions the level of σ increases from almost undetectable levels to about one third the amount of σ.’
  • 34) ‘As an econometrician I have my doubts about the ratio of a non-stationary quantity and a stationary one.’
  • 35) ‘In part, this is due to prevention campaigns and better compliance with drug regimens (it's easier to supervise a stationary population).’
  • 36) ‘The economics of a stationary or declining population need be no more painful than those of an expanding one.’
  • 37) ‘Finally, step trials were compared with the stationary target conditions, using the final target location as the basis for comparison.’
  • 38) ‘The 48-hr transfer cycle ensured that the slower-growing non-BHK populations attained stationary densities.’
  • 39) ‘For instance, fertility inheritance in a stationary population will, in some aspects, affect the coalescent tree in a similar way as population growth.’
  • 40) ‘It is based on the probability of having a number of alleles greater or equal to the observed number in sample drawn from a stationary population.’
  • 41) ‘As a consequence, Prague has continued to grow steadily even though the national population is virtually stationary.’
  • 42) ‘Under the neutral model, and have equal expectations in a stationary population.’
  • 43) ‘These estimates are lower than that required for our population to remain stationary.’
  • 44) ‘The mutation rate was the same as that considered for the stationary populations.’
  • 45) ‘Under normal conditions, the population would not have remained stationary but grown.’
  • 46) ‘If you were on a ship next to another ship and one of the ships started moving away from the stationary ship.’

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