What does stationary mean?

Definitions for stationaryˈsteɪ ʃəˌnɛr i

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word stationary.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stationary(adj)

    standing still

    "the car remained stationary with the engine running"

  2. stationary(adj)

    not capable of being moved

    "stationary machinery"


  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)


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

Webster Dictionary

  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.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stationary in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stationary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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