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
noun 1. an aneroid barometer for registering minute variations of atmospheric pressure. 2. Aeronautics. an instrument for detecting a small rate of rise or fall of an aircraft. noun 1. a very sensitive form of aneroid barometer used to detect and measure small variations in atmospheric pressure, such as one used in an aircraft to […]
- Statotonic reflexes
statotonic reflexes stat·o·ton·ic reflexes (stāt’ə-tŏn’ĭk) pl.n. Reflexes that control the tone of the limb muscles to maintain or regain a desired body position.
noun 1. Also, ‘stat. thermostat. 2. photostat. noun 1. statistic. 2. Usually, stats. statistics. adjective 3. of, relating to, or containing statistics: Some sports fans memorize all the stat sheets published about a team. stat (stāt) adv. With no delay. adj. Immediate. static stats statistics stat 1. from Latin statim (immediately) 2. statistics STAT stratospheric […]
noun (pl) -tos 1. (Brit, informal) a person who is preoccupied with the facts and figures of a particular subject, esp a sport