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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"

Wiktionary

  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.

Wikipedia

  1. Stationary

    In addition to its common meaning, stationary may have the following specialized scientific meanings:

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.]

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How to say stationary in sign language?

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Numerology

  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

Examples of stationary in a Sentence

  1. Emily Grabowski:

    The weapon has been very effective against stationary and mobile targets.

  2. Echo Delta:

    Stationary guards are easier to skirt, as for patrolling guards, we need to play hide-and-seek.

  3. Tesla Inc:

    Stationary objects are also a challenge for many adaptive cruise control systems and automated emergency braking systems.

  4. Jonathan Chung:

    They'd go out to a certain area, and the first thing they'd do is ... build a checkpoint. From that point on, they'd become very stationary.

  5. Melvyn Hillsdon:

    The problem lies in the absence of movement rather than the time spent sitting itself, any stationary posture where energy expenditure is low may be detrimental to health, be it sitting or standing. The results cast doubt on the benefits of sit-stand work stations.

Images & Illustrations of stationary

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