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Electricity, Machinery. a portion of a machine that remains fixed with respect to rotating parts, especially the collection of stationary parts in the magnetic circuits of a machine.
Compare rotor (def 1).
Aeronautics. the system of stationary airfoils in the compressor of a jet engine.
the stationary part of a rotary machine or device, esp of a motor or generator
a system of nonrotating radially arranged parts within a rotating assembly, esp the fixed blades of an axial flow compressor in a gas turbine


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