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[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).


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