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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

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

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

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

Our astronauts, when they go orbiting around the earth, they actually come back slightly younger than a twin that they would have on the planet Earth who was stationary. This is called the twin paradox.
Michio Kaku

Now he must not go the wrong way round the circuit, and unless he can spin himself stationary through 360 degrees I fail to see how he can avoid doing so.
Murray Walker
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Stationary Translations

stationary in Spanish is estacionario
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