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stagnant

(stăg′nənt)
adj.
Not flowing or moving, and often foul-smelling or stale: stagnant ponds; stagnant air.

stag′nan·cy n.
stag′nant·ly adv.
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Kejriwal appealed to all ministers, MLAs and the public to begin the mega-campaign from their own homes and spend 10 minutes every Sunday to make sure there is no stagnant water in their homes and surroundings.
He said that it was due to the provincial authorities that innocent children returning after eating free lunch were drowned in the water stagnant in the area since recent spell of the rains.
At home, the public is urged to use screens on windows and doors, remove stagnant water from old tyres, repair leaking taps and anywhere or anything which mosquitoes can use for hatching their eggs.
In recent years, the growth of display devices such as PC monitors, notebooks, and tablets has become stagnant. Also, the demand for these devices is expected to be stagnant or low.
If rainwater became stagnant in the cotton field for more than 48 hours, it causes death of the cotton plants, he said and advised the farmers to immediately drain out the stagnant rainwater from cotton fields.
He said the advice became imperative due to the high prevalence of stagnant water in the rainy season.
He urged the public to prevent the accumulation of stagnant water after rain to guard against mosquito-borne diseases including dengue fever.
He said the teams were collecting samples of stagnant water from various areas as well as providing guidelines to people about cleanliness.
The rains damaged infrastructure, blocked roads, separated the city by stagnant lakes and harmed houses and cut power.
RAWALPINDI -- Chief Executive Officer District Health Authority Dr Rashid Mehmood Khan urged the public to prevent the accumulation of stagnant water after rain in outdoor and household settings to guard against mosquito-borne diseases including dengue fever (DF).
The President of Malaria Society of Nigeria, Dr John Puddicombe, said'We all know how mosquito breeds, we know the life cycle of the mosquito, it breeds in stagnant water.
LARGE pools of stagnant water, insects, rodents, reptiles and piled up rubbish are making life miserable for residents in some Bahrain neighbourhoods.