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Definitions for stasis
ˈsteɪ sɪs, ˈstæs ɪs; ˈsteɪ siz, ˈstæs izsta·sis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stasisnoun

    an abnormal state in which the normal flow of a liquid (such as blood) is slowed or stopped

  2. stasisnoun

    inactivity resulting from a static balance between opposing forces

Wiktionary

  1. stasisnoun

    A slackening or arrest of the blood current, due not to a lessening of the heart's beat, but to some abnormal resistance of the capillary walls.

  2. stasisnoun

    Inactivity; a freezing, or state of motionlessness.

    His company was sized for growth, not stasis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stasisnoun

    a slackening or arrest of the blood current in the vessels, due not to a lessening of the heart's beat, but presumably to some abnormal resistance of the capillary walls. It is one of the phenomena observed in the capillaries in inflammation

    Etymology: [NL., fr. Gr. sta`sis a standing still.]

Freebase

  1. Stasis

    Steve Pickton a.k.a. Stasis is a UK based electronic-techno musician, producer and sound engineer. He started with a release on B12 Records under his Stasis moniker. After that, he released quite a number of 12”es and albums on several labels as Stasis, Paul W. Teebrooke, Phenomyna and The Otherworld Collective. The latest his alias is Soul 223. Steve Pickton's music is characterized by a very dreamy, melodic, melancholic and yet powerful, driving, energetic sound, combining Detroit-influenced beat patterns and basslines with beautiful string sounds. Beside his solo work, he also collaborates with Mark Broom and Dave Hill as Kape I'll Miester or Ted Howler Rhythm Combo. He also set up a label called Otherworld.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stasis

    stā′sis, n. the arrest of the blood in its circulation: one of the sections of a cathisma or portion of the psalter. [Gr.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stasis in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stasis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of stasis in a Sentence

  1. Boris Johnson:

    People are tired of stasis, gridlock and waiting for change, and they don't want to wait any longer to get Brexit done.

  2. Mr Bezos:

    The alternative is stasis.

Images & Illustrations of stasis

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