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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.
He's been very active in dealing with problems, taking the lead in making sure that the hospital has moved forward rather than stagnate,'' director Gary Hill said.
No matter how one breaks down the numbers - by region, age, marriage or education - the typical American family has seen real income stagnate or decline compared with the economic recoveries of the 1960s, '70s and '80s.
Despite a low 17% average teledensity in the whole Latin American and Caribbean region, fixed-line growth continued to stagnate over the last 12 months.
The demand for many high volume petrochemical-based solvents will decline or stagnate due to toxicity concerns.
This kind of wireless infrastructure appropriate for the developing world is more than just smart strategy; it may help mitigate the effects of the overall wireless infrastructure market trend which, according to the updated forecasts contained in the study, continues to stagnate from an overall standpoint.
Another senior engineer: "Besides its once great database products that now stagnate in the market due to strong competition from MySQL and Microsoft, the business applications are bad.
com, are apparently content to stagnate and not contribute any innovation to the future of business process automation.