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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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Ditto, engaged people understand when they are at the end of their knowledge base and, therefore, are open to learning what is necessary to reach the next level of their ability, rather than stagnate.
If it stagnates, we will switch to another offense to put the zone out of rhythm.
Edge trim that returns to the bank and stagnates is a common source of this problem.