[stey-shuh-ner-ee] /ˈsteɪ ʃəˌnɛr i/
standing still; not moving.
having a fixed position; not movable.
established in one place; not itinerant or migratory.
remaining in the same condition or state; not changing:
The market price has remained stationary for a week.
noun, plural stationaries.
a person or thing that is stationary.
not moving; standing still
not able to be moved
showing no change: the doctors said his condition was stationary
tending to remain in one place
late 14c., in relation to planetary motions, from Latin stationarius, in classical Latin, “of a military station,” from statio (see station).
- Quasi-stellar object
[kwey-zahy-stel-er, kwey-sahy-, kwah-see-, -zee-] /ˈkweɪ zaɪˈstɛl ər, ˈkweɪ saɪ-, ˈkwɑ si-, -zi-/ noun 1. quasar. Abbreviation: QSO. noun 1. a member of any of several classes of astronomical bodies, including quasars (strong radio sources) and quasi-stellar galaxies (no traceable radio emission), both of which have exceptionally large red shifts QSO
- Quasi-stellar radio source
noun, Astronomy. 1. a quasar having detectable radio emission. Abbreviation: QSS.
[tek-ni-kuh l] /ˈtɛk nɪ kəl/ adjective 1. belonging or pertaining to an art, science, or the like: technical skill. 2. peculiar to or characteristic of a particular art, science, profession, trade, etc.: technical details. 3. using terminology or treating subject matter in a manner peculiar to a particular field, as a writer or a book: […]
[toht-l] /ˈtoʊt l/ adjective 1. constituting or comprising the whole; entire; whole: the total expenditure. 2. of or relating to the whole of something: the total effect of a play. 3. complete in extent or degree; absolute; unqualified; utter: a total failure. 4. involving all aspects, elements, participants, resources, etc.; unqualified; all-out: total war. noun […]