indicating instant or quickly produced: insta-thriller
[in-stuh-bil-i-tee] /ˌɪn stəˈbɪl ɪ ti/ noun 1. the quality or state of being unstable; lack of stability or firmness. 2. the tendency to behave in an unpredictable, changeable, or erratic manner: emotional instability. /ˌɪnstəˈbɪlɪtɪ/ noun (pl) -ties 1. lack of stability or steadiness 2. tendency to variable or unpredictable behaviour 3. (physics) a fast growing […]
noun, Meteorology. 1. a nonfrontal line of convective activity in the atmosphere, usually several hundred miles long but of relatively brief duration.
[in-stey-buh l] /ɪnˈsteɪ bəl/ adjective 1. not stable; unstable. /ɪnˈsteɪbəl/ adjective 1. a less common word for unstable adj. c.1400, from Latin instabilis, from in- “not, opposite of” (see in- (1)) + stabilis (see stable). Now mostly replaced by unstable.
[in-stawl] /ɪnˈstɔl/ verb (used with object), installed, installing. 1. . [in-stawl] /ɪnˈstɔl/ verb (used with object) 1. to place in position or connect for service or use: to install a heating system; to install software on a computer. 2. to establish in an office, position, or place: to install oneself in new quarters. 3. to […]