Definition and Meanings for stationary

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Stationary is ranked 10,282 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of stationary

adjective, noun

Etymology of stationary

l. stationarius: cf. f. stationnaire. cf. stationer

Meaning of stationary


as adjective

  • not moving; not appearing to move; stable; fixed.
  • not improving or getting worse; not growing wiser, greater, better, more excellent, or the contrary.
  • appearing to be at rest, because moving in the line of vision; not progressive or retrograde, as a planet.

as noun

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