stationary

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stationary opposite ambulant , ambulatory , migratory
(physics) a theory of atomic structure that combined Rutherford's model with the quantum theory; electrons orbiting a nucleus can only be in certain stationary energy states and light is emitted when electrons jump from one energy state to another Bohr theory
conducts current between rotating and stationary parts of a generator or motor brush
vertical glass tube used in column chromatography; a mixture is poured in the top and washed through a stationary substance where components of the mixture are adsorbed selectively to form colored bands chromatography column , column
physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons electricity
exercise device resembling a stationary bike exercise bike , exercycle
United States physicist (born in Germany) who with Gustav Hertz performed an electron scattering experiment that proved the existence of the stationary energy states postulated by Niels Bohr (1882-1964) Franck , James Franck
indicator provided by the stationary arm whose shadow indicates the time on the sundial gnomon
German physicist who with James Franck proved the existence of the stationary energy states postulated by Bohr (1887-1975) Gustav Hertz , Gustav Ludwig Hertz , Hertz
stationary support in a machine or power tool that supports and drives a revolving part (as a chuck or the spindle on a lathe) headstock
hinge with two long straps; one strap is fastened to the surface of a moving part (e.g., a door or lid) and the other is fastened to the adjacent stationary frame joint hinge , strap hinge
hang performed on the rings with the body stationary in a horizontal position lever hang
rocking chair on a stationary base platform rocker
two-handed basketball shot from a stationary position set shot
connection consisting of a metal ring on a rotating part of a machine; provides a continuous electrical connection through brushes on stationary contacts slip ring
motor, stationary part of stator
mechanical device consisting of the stationary part of a motor or generator in or around which the rotor revolves stator , stator coil
scientific instrument that provides a flashing light synchronized with the periodic movement of an object; can make moving object appear stationary strobe , strobe light , stroboscope
hinge that looks like the letter T when it is opened; similar to a strap hinge except that one strap has been replaced by half of a butt hinge that can be mortised flush into the stationary frame tee hinge , T hinge
broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects telecasting , television , TV , video
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