• IPA: /ˈsteɪsɪs/

stasis (uncountable)

  1. (pathology) A slackening or arrest of the blood current, due not to a lessening of the heart’s beat, but to some abnormal resistance of the capillary walls.
  2. Inactivity; a freezing, or state of motionlessness.
    His company was sized for growth, not stasis.
  3. (scifi) A technology allowing something to be artificially frozen in time, so that it does not age or change.
  4. One of the sections of a cathisma or portion of the psalter.
Synonyms Antonyms Related terms Translations
  • Russian: стаз
  • Spanish: estasis
  • Italian: stasi
  • Russian: засто́й

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