stabilizer

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sta·bi·liz·er

noun \ˈstā-bə-ˌlī-zər\

Definition of STABILIZER

:  one that stabilizes something: as
a :  a substance added to another substance (as an explosive or plastic) or to a system (as an emulsion) to prevent or retard an unwanted alteration of physical state
b :  a gyroscope device to keep ships steady in a heavy sea
c :  an airfoil providing stability for an airplane; specifically :  the fixed horizontal member of the tail assembly — see airplane illustration

First Known Use of STABILIZER

circa 1909

sta·bi·liz·er

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of STABILIZER

: one that stabilizes something; especially : a substance added to another substance or to a system (as an emulsion) to prevent or retard an unwanted alteration of physical state

Variants of STABILIZER

sta·bi·liz·er also British sta·bi·lis·er \ˈstā-bə-ˌlī-zər\

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