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stasis

sta·sis

stasis

 
 
pronunciation:
steI sihs [or] stae sihs
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the state of equilibrium or balance between opposing forces; motionlessness.
The opposing armies had once again reached stasis; neither could push the other back.
definition 2: a stoppage or stagnation in the flow of a body fluid such as blood.
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