a front between warm and cold air masses that is moving very slowly or not at all.
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Origin of stationary front
First recorded in 1935–40
Words nearby stationary front
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Scientific definitions for stationary front
[ stā′shə-nĕr′ē ]
A transition zone between two nearly stationary air masses of different density. See more at front.
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