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stagnation

[stag′nā·shən]
(hydrology)
The condition of a body of water unstirred by a current or wave.
The condition of a glacier that has stopped flowing.
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This discolored material is likely the result of a reaction between the tool steel and the polymer as it stagnates in the flutes.
But wealthy consumers who regularly invest money in shares were less confident, with only 44 per cent expecting house prices to continue rising while 48 per cent think they will stagnate or fall.
The agency said that profits for the major banks will stagnate in 2013 and the weakening economy will lead to a rise in bad debt charges.
The central bank of Germany has warned that the economy could stagnate in 2010.