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The term stasis has several meanings:

  • A state of stabilty, in which all forces are equal and opposing, therefore they cancel out each other.
  • In medicine, stasis means the state, in which the normal flow of a body liquid stops, for example the flow of blood through vessels or of intestinal contents through the digestive tract.
  • In science fiction, the concept of stasis implies an artificial pause that stops all physical and chemical processes, including those of life; they resume as if uninterrupted as soon as the stasis is ended.
  • In music, it is a technique or form used in minimalist music, and also any other style that may use slow musical development.
  • In World of Warcraft, it's a guild on Tichondrius that exploits.
  • In Everquest, it was a guild on Prexus that exploited as well.
  • In Soviet Russia, Stasis exploits you!

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Stasi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1476 words)
The Stasi was headquartered in East Berlin, with an extensive complex in Lichtenberg and several smaller complexes throughout the city.
The motto of the Stasi was "Schild und Schwert der Partei" (Shield and Sword of the Party) which shows its connections to the Socialist Unity Party of Germany, the communist, Soviet-backed one party state rulers of East Germany.
This part of the museum relates the historical data of the Stasi from the beginning of the GDR to the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Stasi - definition of Stasi in Encyclopedia (465 words)
The Stasi was headquartered in the capital, East Berlin, with an extensive complex in Lichtenberg and several smaller complexes throughout the city.
The Stasi was modeled on the Soviet KGB, which regarded the Stasi as an extremely loyal and effective partner among the intelligence services of the Warsaw Pact countries.
Many early Stasi officers were former officers of the Nazi SS with East German Communist leaders actively seeking former Gestapo and SD personnel to lead the Stasi in its formative years.
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