A Lackadaisical Lexicon for Laggard Logophiles
STASIS
[noun]
1. the state of equilibrium or inactivity caused by opposing equal forces.
2. Pathology: stagnation in the flow of any of the fluids of the body, as of the blood in an inflamed area or the intestinal contents proximal to an obstruction.
3. Literature: a science fiction concept that denotes the suspension of the passage of time, whether by biological means (deep sleep/hypersleep) or physical means, called stasis fields.
Etymology: Greek stásis - state of standing. 
[Robh Ruppel]

STASIS

[noun]

1. the state of equilibrium or inactivity caused by opposing equal forces.

2. Pathology: stagnation in the flow of any of the fluids of the body, as of the blood in an inflamed area or the intestinal contents proximal to an obstruction.

3. Literature: a science fiction concept that denotes the suspension of the passage of time, whether by biological means (deep sleep/hypersleep) or physical means, called stasis fields.

Etymology: Greek stásis - state of standing. 

[Robh Ruppel]

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