stationary front

stationary front

noun Meteorology.
a front between warm and cold air masses that is moving very slowly or not at all.

Origin:
1935–40

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stationary front   (stā'shə-něr'ē)  Pronunciation Key 
A transition zone between two nearly stationary air masses of different density. See more at front.
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