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stationary Explained

stationary at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


stationary at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj [Date: 1400-1500; Language: Latin; Origin: stationarius, from statio; STATION1]// standing still instead of moving// --How did you manage to drive into a stationary vehicle?// ----------// HINT sense 1 // Do not confuse with stationery (=writing materials such as paper). // ----------//

stationary at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

85 Moby Thesaurus words for "stationary":
abiding, adamant, adamantine, at a standstill, at anchor,
changeless, constant, contemplative, continuing, dead-still,
do-nothing, dormant, durable, enduring, firm, fixed, frozen, idle,
immobile, immotile, immotive, immovable, immutable, inactive,
inert, inflexible, intact, inviolate, irremovable, laissez-aller,
laissez-faire, lasting, meditative, motionless, moveless, neuter,
neutral, out of commission, paralytic, paralyzed, passive, pat,
permanent, perpetual, persistent, procrastinating, quiescent,
quietist, quietistic, remaining, riding at anchor, rigid,
sedentary, solid, stable, stagnant, stagnating, standpat, static,
statuelike, staying, steadfast, still, stock-still, sustained,
torpid, unactive, unaltered, unchangeable, unchanged, unchanging,
unchecked, undestroyed, unemployed, unfading, unfailing, unmovable,
unmoved, unmoving, unshifting, unvaried, unvarying, unyielding,
vegetable, vegetative

stationary at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Permanence): stable, persisting, permanent, established, unchanged, intact, inviolate, persistent, unfailing, undestroyed, unrepealed, conservative, stationary.

[ADJ] (Stillness): quiet, quiescent, still, motionless, unmoving, fixed, stationary, immobile, immobilized, at a standstill, sedentary, becalmed, stagnant, undisturbed, unruffled, calm, restful, immovable, stable, sleeping, inactive, silent.

stationary at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

1 not moving; not intended to be moved:
I remained stationary. * The car collided with a stationary vehicle. * a stationary exercise bike
2 not changing in condition or quantity:
a stationary population

Stationary at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Stationary \Sta"tion*a*ry\, a. [L. stationarius: cf. F.
stationnaire. Cf. {Stationer}.]
1. Not moving; not appearing to move; stable; fixed.

Charles Wesley, who is a more stationary man, does
not believe the story. --Southey.

2. Not improving or getting worse; not growing wiser,
greater, better, more excellent, or the contrary.

3. Appearing to be at rest, because moving in the line of
vision; not progressive or retrograde, as a planet.

{Stationary air} (Physiol.), the air which under ordinary
circumstances does not leave the lungs in respiration.

{Stationary engine}.
(a) A steam engine thet is permanently placed, in
distinction from a portable engine, locomotive, marine
engine, etc. Specifically:
(b) A factory engine, in distinction from a blowing,
pumping, or other kind of engine which is also
permanently placed.

Stationary \Sta"tion*a*ry\, n.; pl. {-ries}.
One who, or that which, is stationary, as a planet when
apparently it has neither progressive nor retrograde motion.

stationary at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj 1: standing still; "the car remained stationary with the engine
2: not capable of being moved; "stationary machinery"

stationary at English (WD) Of Explained:



* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ˈsteɪʃənəri/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /"steIS@n@ri/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: enPR » stāʹshə-nĕr-ĭ, Inter: IPA » /ˈsteɪʃənɛri/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /"steIS@nEri/
  • Inter: homophones » stationery


    From Inter: etyl » la stationarius, from statio, ultimately from Inter: term » sto|stō|lang=la||to stand.


    Inter: wikipedi » a

  • Inter: en-ad » j
  • Not moving.
    1. : For a few moments, the train remained stationary, before lurching forward along the track.
    2. incapable of being moved
    3. unchanging


      * Inter: sense » not moving fixed, immobile, motionless, still, stock-still, unmoving

  • Inter: sense » incapable of being moved immobile, unmoveable
  • Inter: sense » unchanging changeless, constant, immutable, unchanging


    * Inter: sense » not moving in motion, moving, on the move
  • Inter: sense » incapable of being moved mobile, moveable
  • Inter: sense » unchanging changing, mutable, variable


    Inter: trans-top » not moving
  • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|անշարժ|tr=anšarž
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|haltigita
  • Finnish: liikkumaton, paikallaan oleva
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|stationnaire|m|f
  • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|mozdulatlan

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|止まっている|tr=tomatteiru, Inter: t- » ja|静止した|tr=sēshi shita
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|неподвижный|tr=nepodvížnyj|sc=Cyrl
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|estacionario
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|sabit, Inter: t+ » tr|durağan, Inter: t+ » tr|hareketsiz

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » incapable of being moved
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|固定された|tr=kotē sareta
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|стационарный|tr=stacionárnyj|sc=Cyrl

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|inamovible

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » unchanging
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|変わらない|tr=kawaranai
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|постоянный|tr=postojánnyj|sc=Cyrl

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Spanish: Inter: t » es|estacionario
  • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|sabit, Inter: t+ » tr|durağan

  • Inter: trans-botto » m


    Inter: en-noun » stationaries
  • One who, or that which, is stationary, such as a planet when apparently it has neither progressive nor retrograde motion.
    1. : Inter: rfquotek » Holland
    2. Inter: misspelling of » stationery

      See also

      * stationary point

    Translation: et » stationary
    Translation: el » stationary
    Translation: fa » stationary
    Translation: fr » stationary
    Translation: ko » stationary
    Translation: io » stationary
    Translation: kn » stationary
    Translation: hu » stationary
    Translation: mg » stationary
    Translation: ml » stationary
    Translation: my » stationary
    Translation: ja » stationary
    Translation: pl » stationary
    Translation: pt » stationary
    Category: simple:stationary -
    Translation: sr » stationary
    Translation: fi » stationary
    Translation: sv » stationary
    Translation: ta » stationary
    Translation: te » stationary
    Translation: vi » stationary
    Translation: zh » stationary