noun, plural sta·tion·ar·ies.
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Origin of stationary
OTHER WORDS FROM stationarynon·sta·tion·ar·y, adjective, noun, plural non·sta·tion·ar·ies.qua·si-sta·tion·ar·y, adjectiveun·sta·tion·ar·y, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH stationarystationary , stationery
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Example sentences from the Web for stationary
In some cases, we found photosynthetic bacteria that were literally frozen in the ice — totally stationary and yet they could still carry out photosynthesis.He Found ‘Islands of Fertility’ Beneath Antarctica’s Ice|Steve Nadis|July 20, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Still, auditors chastised the agency for doing little to curb emissions from mobile sources like cars, while acknowledging its primary role is to regulate “stationary sources” coming from buildings and shipyards.Sacramento Report: State Audit Knocks San Diego Agency’s Use of Vehicle Fees|Voice of San Diego|July 17, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The agency’s primary role is to regulate “stationary sources” of air pollution, basically any polluter that doesn’t move like a shipyard, Costco or even a school.Morning Report: How School Board Candidates Would Tackle Suspensions|Voice of San Diego|July 17, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Participants will be on stationary bikes in their homes rather than real bikes on the road, and there are some other key differences between the virtual Tour and the real thing.The Tour de France Is Going Virtual, and It Starts This Weekend|Vanessa Bates Ramirez|July 2, 2020|Singularity Hub
Some other stationary spots, called “anti-nodes,” also develop.
“I usually see people head to the stationary bikes,” Steinbrick says.
Let me tell you, you look pretty silly nearly whiffing a stationary ball.Forget Bipartisan Golf, Obama, and Play Against Me|Michael Tomasky|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Five minutes later, Grace bounds down the stationary escalator, clutching a bacon cheeseburger and a Coke.
Aristotle saw a universe with a stationary earth at the center and Galileo saw a universe with the earth in motion about the sun.
Would you pay $70 to ride a stationary bike for 45 minutes while an instructor yells exhortations at you?SoulCycle Is a Booming Exercise Chain for the 1 Percent|Filipa Ioannou|July 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
External corrosion is a far more frequent cause of explosion in stationary boilers; and it arises from many causes.Records of Steam Boiler Explosions|Edward Bindon Marten
At that height, or at half that height, there can be but little accuracy in bomb-dropping, even from the stationary Zeppelin.Defenseless America|Hudson Maxim
He stood in this attitude for several minutes, as stationary as if carved in stone.Among the Esquimaux|Edward S. Ellis
During the alternate periods of elevation and of stationary level the record will be blank.On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection|Charles Darwin
His Iliad, collated with his last corrections and alterations, well deserves to fill a stationary niche in our poetical library.Amenities of Literature|Isaac Disraeli