Definition of Stationary. Meaning of Stationary. Synonyms of Stationary

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Definition of Stationary

Stationary
Stationary Sta"tion*a*ry, a. [L. stationarius: cf. F. stationnaire. Cf. Stationer.] 1. Not moving; not appearing to move; stable; fixed. Charles Wesley, who is a more stationary man, does not believe the story. --Southey. 2. Not improving or getting worse; not growing wiser, greater, better, more excellent, or the contrary. 3. Appearing to be at rest, because moving in the line of vision; not progressive or retrograde, as a planet. Stationary air (Physiol.), the air which under ordinary circumstances does not leave the lungs in respiration. Stationary engine. (a) A steam engine thet is permanently placed, in distinction from a portable engine, locomotive, marine engine, etc. Specifically: (b) A factory engine, in distinction from a blowing, pumping, or other kind of engine which is also permanently placed.
Stationary
Stationary Sta"tion*a*ry, n.; pl. -ries. One who, or that which, is stationary, as a planet when apparently it has neither progressive nor retrograde motion. --Holland.

Meaning of Stationary from wikipedia

- meaning, stationary may have the following specialized scientific meanings: Stationary point Stationary process Stationary state A stationary front is...
- mathematics and statistics, a stationary process (or a strict/strictly stationary process or strong/strongly stationary process) is a stochastic process...
- A stationary state is a quantum state with all observables independent of time. It is an eigenvector of the Hamiltonian. This corresponds to a state with...
- In mathematics, particularly in calculus, a stationary point of a differentiable function of one variable is a point on the graph of the function where...
- A stationary engineer (sometimes called an operating engineer or power engineer) is a technically trained person who operates, troubleshoots, and oversees...
- a material called the stationary phase. The different constituents of the mixture have different affinities for the stationary phase. The different molecules...
- Stationary distribution may refer to: A special distribution for a Markov chain such that if the chain starts with its stationary distribution, the marginal...
- A stationary front (or quasi-stationary front) is a weather front or transition zone between two air m****es, when neither air m**** is advancing into the...
- Stationary Traveller is the tenth studio album by English progressive rock band Camel. Like much of Camel's output, it is a concept album, in this case...
- In physics, a standing wave, also known as a stationary wave, is a wave which oscillates in time but whose peak amplitude profile does not move in space...
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