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What does "Stationary" mean?

Definition

(a.) Appearing to be at rest, because moving in the line of vision; not progressive or retrograde, as a planet (a.) Not improving or getting worse; not growing wiser, greater, better, more excellent, or the contrary (a.) Not moving; not appearing to move; stable; fixed (n.) One who, or that which, is stationary, as a planet when apparently it has neither progressive nor retrograde motion


Synonyms fixed, unmoving, nonmoving


Example: "The car remained stationary with the engine running" Example: "Stationary machinery"