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STATIONARY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does stationary mean? 

STATIONARY (adjective)
  The adjective STATIONARY has 2 senses:

1. standing still
2. not capable of being moved

  Familiarity information: STATIONARY used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


STATIONARY (adjective)


Sense 1stationary [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Standing still

Context example:

the car remained stationary with the engine running

Similar:

nonmoving; unmoving (not in motion)


Sense 2stationary [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Not capable of being moved

Context example:

stationary machinery

Similar:

fixed (securely placed or fastened or set)


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