stabilizer

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noun sta·bi·liz·er \ˈstā-bə-ˌlī-zər\

Definition of stabilizer

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

Circa 1909

First Known Use of stabilizer

circa 1909


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stabilizer

noun sta·bi·liz·er
variants: also British

stabiliser

\ˈstā-bə-ˌlī-zər\play

Medical Definition of stabilizer

  1. :  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

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