quasi-stationary front[¦kwä·zē ′stā·shə‚ner·ē ′frənt]
A front which is stationary or nearly so; conventionally, a front which is moving at a speed less than about 5 knots (0.26 meter per second) is generally considered to be quasi-stationary. Commonly known as stationary front.
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A weather front that moves at a speed of less than five knots. Commonly known as a stationary front.
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