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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Inactivity resulting from a static balance between opposing forces; An abnormal state in which the normal flow of a liquid (such as blood) is slowed or stopped.

Usage examples (40)
  • Long-term stasis can only occur by natural selection.
  • But otherwise it's been sitting in stasis for months.
  • The worst feature of stasis is that it is self-aggravating.
  • That's a problem because Iraq has been mired in stasis for 208 days now. for more
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