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stationary front

noun, Meteorology.
1.
a front between warm and cold air masses that is moving very slowly or not at all.
Origin of stationary front
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40
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stationary front
  (stā'shə-něr'ē)   
A transition zone between two nearly stationary air masses of different density. See more at front.
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