verb (used with object), stabilized, stabilizing.
to make or hold stable, firm, or steadfast.
to maintain at a given or unfluctuating level or quantity:
The government will try to stabilize the cost of living.
Aeronautics. to put or keep (an aircraft) in stable equilibrium, as by some special device.
verb (used without object), stabilized, stabilizing.
to become stabilized.
to make or become stable or more stable
to keep or be kept stable
to put or keep (an aircraft, vessel, etc) in equilibrium by one or more special devices, or (of an aircraft, vessel, etc) to become stable
stabilize sta·bi·lize (stā’bə-līz’)
v. sta·bi·lized, sta·bi·liz·ing, sta·bi·liz·es
To bring to or reach a stable or steadfast state.
sta’bi·li·za’tion (-lĭ-zā’shən) n.
[stey-buh-luh-graf, -grahf, stab-uh-] /ˈsteɪ bə ləˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf, ˈstæb ə-/ noun 1. an instrument for measuring body sway.
- Stab kick
noun 1. (Australian rules football) a rapid kick of the ball from one player to another member of his team Also called stab pass
noun 1. a building for the lodging and feeding of horses, cattle, etc. 2. such a building with stalls. 3. a collection of animals housed in such a building. 4. Horse Racing. an establishment where racehorses are kept and trained. the horses belonging to, or the persons connected with, such an establishment. 5. Informal. a […]
noun 1. a person who works in a stable. noun (pl) -boys, -men 1. a boy or man who works in a stable