Stationary air(Physiol.), the air which under ordinary circumstances does not leave the lungs in respiration.Stationary engine. (a) A steam engine thet is permanently placed, in distinction from a portable engine, locomotive, marine engine, etc. Specifically: (b) A factory engine, in distinction from a blowing, pumping, or other kind of engine which is also permanently placed.

(Sta"tion*a*ry) n.; pl. -ries One who, or that which, is stationary, as a planet when apparently it has neither progressive nor retrograde motion. Holland.

(Sta"tion*er) n. [Cf. Stationary, a.]

1. A bookseller or publisher; — formerly so called from his occupying a stand, or station, in the market place or elsewhere. [Obs.] Dryden.

2. One who sells paper, pens, quills, inkstands, pencils, blank books, and other articles used in writing.

(Sta"tion*er*y) n. The articles usually sold by stationers, as paper, pens, ink, quills, blank books, etc.

(Sta"tion*er*y), a. Belonging to, or sold by, a stationer.

(Sta"tism) n. [From State.] The art of governing a state; statecraft; policy. [Obs.]

The enemies of God . . . call our religion statism.

(Sta"tist) n. [From State.]

1. A statesman; a politician; one skilled in government. [Obs.]

Statists indeed,
And lovers of their country.

2. A statistician. Fawcett.

(Sta*tis"tic Sta*tis"tic*al) a. [Cf. F. statistique.] Of or pertaining to statistics; as, statistical knowledge, statistical tabulation.

(Sta*tis"tic*al*ly), adv. In the way of statistics.

(Stat`is*ti"cian) n. [Cf. F. statisticien.] One versed in statistics; one who collects and classifies facts for statistics.

(Sta*tis"tics) n. [Cf. F. statistique, G. statistik. See State, n.]

Stational to Stay

(Sta"tion*al) a. [L. stationalis: cf. F. stationnale ] Of or pertaining to a station. [R.]

(Sta"tion*a*ri*ness) n. The quality or state of being stationary; fixity.

(Sta"tion*a*ry) a. [L. stationarius: cf. F. stationnaire. Cf. Stationer.]

1. Not moving; not appearing to move; stable; fixed.

Charles Wesley, who is a more stationary man, does not believe the story.

2. Not improving or getting worse; not growing wiser, greater, better, more excellent, or the contrary.

3. Appearing to be at rest, because moving in the line of vision; not progressive or retrograde, as a planet.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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