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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]


Standing still

Context example:

the car remained stationary with the engine running


nonmoving; unmoving (not in motion)

Sense 2stationary [BACK TO TOP]


Not capable of being moved

Context example:

stationary machinery


fixed (securely placed or fastened or set)

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