Thesaurus / stationary
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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 ICESTEVE NADISJULY 20, 2020QUANTA 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 FEESVOICE OF SAN DIEGOJULY 17, 2020VOICE 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 SUSPENSIONSVOICE OF SAN DIEGOJULY 17, 2020VOICE 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 WEEKENDVANESSA BATES RAMIREZJULY 2, 2020SINGULARITY HUB
The trains were pulled up the incline at the Lickey by powerful stationary engines.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS 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 ISLANDSJOHN 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.
WORDS RELATED TO STATIONARY
- at rest
- buttoned up
- clammed up
- deathly quiet
- deathly still
- at a standstill
- at rest
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