stationary

Part of speech: adjective

Remaining in one place; fixed.

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Usage examples "stationary":

  1. Berry sang out to the second cab, which, with its pyramid of luggage, remained stationary some thirty paces distant. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  2. The height at which the waters remain stationary is determined solely by the elevation of the col, and not by the barrier of ice, provided the barrier is higher than the col. - "The Antiquity of Man", Charles Lyell.
  3. It was a dark object, and was then perfectly stationary; as Flood however insisted that he saw it move, Mr. Browne went forward to ascertain what it could be, when a native woman jumped up and ran away. - "Expedition into Central Australia", Charles Sturt.