a two-winged fly, Stomoxys calcitrans, having the mouthparts adapted for biting, and commonly a household and stable pest.
a blood-sucking muscid fly, Stomoxys calcitrans, that attacks man and domestic animals
noun 1. (golf) a scoring system in which points are awarded according to the number of strokes taken at each hole, whereby a hole completed in one stroke over par counts as one point, a hole completed in level par counts as two points, etc (as modifier): a Stableford competition Compare match play, stroke play
- Stable isotope
stable isotope n. An isotope of an element that shows no tendency to undergo radioactive breakdown.
noun, plural stablemen [stey-buh l-muh n, -men] /ˈsteɪ bəl mən, -ˌmɛn/ (Show IPA) 1. a person who works in a stable.
noun 1. a horse sharing a stable with another. 2. one of several horses owned by the same person. 3. Informal. a person or thing originating from or belonging to the same establishment, field, etc., as another.