a front between warm and cold air masses that is moving very slowly or not at all.
Words nearby stationary front
Origin of stationary front
First recorded in 1935–40
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Science definitions for stationary front
[ stā′shə-nĕr′ē ]
A transition zone between two nearly stationary air masses of different density. See more at front.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.