An example of stationary is a bike at the gym that is attached to the floor.
For a few moments, the train remained stationary, before lurching forward along the track.
A stationary sound.
Origin of stationary
- Middle English stacionarie from Old French stationnaire from Medieval Latin statiōnārius from Latin belonging to a military station from statiō statiōn- station station
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin stationarius, from statio, ultimately from stÅ.