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not circulating or flowing

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not growing or changing

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The cellar had two feet of stagnant water in it, and was bottomed with six inches of soft mud.
`For a time my brain went stagnant. Presently I got up and came through the passage here, limping, because my heel was still painful, and feeling sorely begrimed.
The Chinooks reside chiefly along the banks of a river of the same name, running parallel to the sea-coast, through a low country studded with stagnant pools, and emptying itself into Baker's Bay, a few miles from Cape Disappointment.
She had the mobile face frequent in those whose sight has decayed by stages, has been laboriously striven after, and reluctantly let go, rather than the stagnant mien apparent in persons long sightless or born blind.
The adjacent low-lying ground for half a mile in breadth is a stagnant river with melancholy trees for islands in it and a surface punctured all over, all day long, with falling rain.
His way now led towards the river-side regions, and a cleansing whiff of tar was to be detected in the stagnant autumn air.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Sept 1 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday kickstarted his government's 10-week mass awareness campaign against dengue and chikungunya by inspecting his residence for stagnant water, which can spread such mosquito-borne diseases.
KARACHI -- At least three children, all brothers, drowned in stagnant rainwater in Gul Hasan Brohi Goth near Gulshan-e-Maymar area of the city on Wednesday.
Haleem Adil Sheikh, MPA of the area said four children after having meal at a free Lungar went to a pond of stagnant rainwater for bathing.
He said stagnant rainwater of last rains is still present in many areas of the megacity, while new rain system has already started.
The teams were removing stagnant water and dengue larvae from several breeding sites.
Medical experts believed that more cases will be reported as stagnant rainwater has not yet been cleaned from various neighbourhoods of the megalopolis.
Due to the heavy winter rainfall there has been an increase in hatching areas due to stagnant water.
Apart from the near-total collapse of the urban system after a few millimetres of rain, an equally worrying issue that emerges is that of vector-borne and waterborne diseases, resulting from pools of stagnant water.
However, high cost of the latest display technologies such as transparent display and quantum dot displays, and stagnant growth of desktop PCs, notebook, and tablets hinder the market growth.