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  1. whistle-stopnoun

    A small train station.

  2. whistle-stopadjective

    Extremely brief and hurried.

    We've only got 30 minutes at the stadium, so I'll give you a whistle-stop tour.

  3. Etymology: Named for the train whistle that is frequently blown before stopping in small towns.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of whistle-stop in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of whistle-stop in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of whistle-stop in a Sentence

  1. Robert Thompson:

    The TV appearances are the equivalent of what a whistle stop used to be, they still have to do that, but the modern whistle stop is The View and Fallon and Colbert, and you slowly build up, if nothing else, the base of people who know you.


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