Quasi-stationary



[stey-shuh-ner-ee] /ˈsteɪ ʃəˌnɛr i/

adjective
1.
standing still; not moving.
2.
having a fixed position; not movable.
3.
established in one place; not itinerant or migratory.
4.
remaining in the same condition or state; not changing:
The market price has remained stationary for a week.
5.
.
noun, plural stationaries.
6.
a person or thing that is stationary.
/ˈsteɪʃənərɪ/
adjective
1.
not moving; standing still
2.
not able to be moved
3.
showing no change: the doctors said his condition was stationary
4.
tending to remain in one place
adj.

late 14c., in relation to planetary motions, from Latin stationarius, in classical Latin, “of a military station,” from statio (see station).

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