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synonyms for stationary
- at a standstill
- nailed down
See also synonyms for: unstationary
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How to use stationary in a sentence
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.
Senhor José remains stationary, but this lengthy series of clauses propels the reader along an unmarked path.
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 | THE 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.
The trains were pulled up the incline at the Lickey by powerful stationary engines.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham | Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
The cross-head, side rods, and boiler were very similar to the Welsh stationary engines of that date.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2) | Francis Trevithick
To the great amazement of the Moro chiefs, the waggons suddenly became stationary, whilst the released horses galloped on ahead!The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
There is a tolerable theatre, but the dramatic corps are not stationary.
Of the Somali tribes the Herti dwell near the coast and are more or less stationary.
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