Definition of stabile
: an abstract sculpture or construction similar in appearance to a mobile but made to be stationary
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Calder is credited with having created the mobile as well as the stabile, a sculpture that contains moving parts but sits on the floor.
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Origin and Etymology of stabile
probably from French, from Latin stabilis, adjective
First Known Use: 1937See Words from the same year
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