Definitions for stationaryˈsteɪ ʃəˌnɛr i

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. stationary(adj)

    standing still

    "the car remained stationary with the engine running"

  2. stationary(adj)

    not capable of being moved

    "stationary machinery"

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  1. stationary(Adjective)

    Not moving.

    For a few moments, the train remained stationary, before lurching forward along the track.

  2. stationary(Adjective)

    incapable of being moved

  3. stationary(Adjective)

    unchanging

  4. Origin: From stationarius, from statio, ultimately from sto.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Stationary(adj)

    not moving; not appearing to move; stable; fixed

  2. Stationary(adj)

    not improving or getting worse; not growing wiser, greater, better, more excellent, or the contrary

  3. Stationary(adj)

    appearing to be at rest, because moving in the line of vision; not progressive or retrograde, as a planet

  4. Stationary(noun)

    one who, or that which, is stationary, as a planet when apparently it has neither progressive nor retrograde motion

  5. Origin: [L. stationarius: cf. F. stationnaire. Cf. Stationer.]


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