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Definition of Stationary

Stationary

  1. Not moving; not appearing to move; stable; fixed.
  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.
  4. One who, or that which, is stationary, as a planet when apparently it has neither progressive nor retrograde motion.

Stationary Quotations

No great idea in its beginning can ever be within the law. How can it be within the law? The law is stationary. The law is fixed. The law is a chariot wheel which binds us all regardless of conditions or place or time.
Emma Goldman

The infant runs toward it with its eyes closed, the adult is stationary, the old man approaches it with his back turned.
Denis Diderot

Moreover, since the sun remains stationary, whatever appears as a motion of the sun is really due rather to the motion of the earth.
Nicolaus Copernicus

I'm not a huge gym person, so I try to stay away from the gym. But I love to run on the beach or go for a walk. It's better than riding a stationary bike.
Maria Sharapova

Either the car is stationary, or it's on the move.
Murray Walker
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Stationary Translations

stationary in Spanish is estacionario

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