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stationary front

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noun Meteorology.
  1. a front between warm and cold air masses that is moving very slowly or not at all.

Origin of stationary front

First recorded in 1935–40
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stationary front

[stāshə-nĕr′ē]
  1. A transition zone between two nearly stationary air masses of different density. See more at front.
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