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sta·bi·lize

 (stā′bə-līz′)
v. sta·bi·lized, sta·bi·liz·ing, sta·bi·liz·es
v.tr.
1. To make stable or steadfast.
2. To maintain the stability of (an airplane or ship, for example) by means of a stabilizer.
3. To keep from fluctuating; fix the level of: stabilize prices.
v.intr.
To become stable, steadfast, or fixed.

sta′bi·li·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.

stabilize

(ˈsteɪbɪˌlaɪz) or

stabilise

vb
1. to make or become stable or more stable
2. to keep or be kept stable
3. (Aeronautics) 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
ˌstabiliˈzation, ˌstabiliˈsation n

sta•bi•lize

(ˈsteɪ bəˌlaɪz)

v. -lized, -liz•ing. v.t.
1. to make or hold stable, firm, or steadfast.
2. to maintain at a given or unfluctuating level or quantity: to stabilize rents.
v.i.
3. to become stabilized.
[1860–65; compare French stabiliser]
sta`bi•li•za′tion, n.

stabilize


Past participle: stabilized
Gerund: stabilizing

Imperative
stabilize
stabilize
Present
I stabilize
you stabilize
he/she/it stabilizes
we stabilize
you stabilize
they stabilize
Preterite
I stabilized
you stabilized
he/she/it stabilized
we stabilized
you stabilized
they stabilized
Present Continuous
I am stabilizing
you are stabilizing
he/she/it is stabilizing
we are stabilizing
you are stabilizing
they are stabilizing
Present Perfect
I have stabilized
you have stabilized
he/she/it has stabilized
we have stabilized
you have stabilized
they have stabilized
Past Continuous
I was stabilizing
you were stabilizing
he/she/it was stabilizing
we were stabilizing
you were stabilizing
they were stabilizing
Past Perfect
I had stabilized
you had stabilized
he/she/it had stabilized
we had stabilized
you had stabilized
they had stabilized
Future
I will stabilize
you will stabilize
he/she/it will stabilize
we will stabilize
you will stabilize
they will stabilize
Future Perfect
I will have stabilized
you will have stabilized
he/she/it will have stabilized
we will have stabilized
you will have stabilized
they will have stabilized
Future Continuous
I will be stabilizing
you will be stabilizing
he/she/it will be stabilizing
we will be stabilizing
you will be stabilizing
they will be stabilizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been stabilizing
you have been stabilizing
he/she/it has been stabilizing
we have been stabilizing
you have been stabilizing
they have been stabilizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been stabilizing
you will have been stabilizing
he/she/it will have been stabilizing
we will have been stabilizing
you will have been stabilizing
they will have been stabilizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been stabilizing
you had been stabilizing
he/she/it had been stabilizing
we had been stabilizing
you had been stabilizing
they had been stabilizing
Conditional
I would stabilize
you would stabilize
he/she/it would stabilize
we would stabilize
you would stabilize
they would stabilize
Past Conditional
I would have stabilized
you would have stabilized
he/she/it would have stabilized
we would have stabilized
you would have stabilized
they would have stabilized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.stabilize - make stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium; "The drug stabilized her blood pressure"; "stabilize prices"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
peg - stabilize (the price of a commodity or an exchange rate) by legislation or market operations; "The weak currency was pegged to the US Dollar"
destabilise, destabilize - make unstable; "Terrorism destabilized the government"
2.stabilize - support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace; "brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel"
beef up, fortify, strengthen - make strong or stronger; "This exercise will strengthen your upper body"; "strengthen the relations between the two countries"
ballast - make steady with a ballast
guy - steady or support with a guy wire or cable; "The Italians guyed the Tower of Pisa to prevent it from collapsing"
3.stabilize - become stable or more stable; "The economy stabilized"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
steady down, take root, settle down, root, settle - become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style; "He finally settled down"
becalm, steady, calm - make steady; "steady yourself"
destabilise, destabilize - become unstable; "The economy destabilized rapidly"
destabilise, destabilize - become unstable; "The economy destabilized rapidly"

stabilize

verb make stable, support, balance, root, keep steady Officials hope the move will stabilize exchange rates.

stabilize

verb
1. To make stable:
2. To put in balance:
Translations
stabilizovatzpevnit
stabilisere
megrögzít
gera stöîugan, festa, stilla
dengelemekkımıldamaz yapmak

stabilize

[ˈsteɪbəlaɪz]
A. VT [+ boat] → estabilizar
B. VI [currency, economy] → estabilizarse

stabilize

[ˈsteɪbɪlaɪz] stabilise (British)
vtstabiliser

stabilize

vt (Fin, Naut, Aviat) → stabilisieren
visich stabilisieren

stabilize

[ˈsteɪbəˌlaɪz]
1. vtstabilizzare
stabilizing jacket (Skin diving) → giubbetto equilibratore
2. vistabilizzarsi

stable1

(ˈsteibl) adjective
(negative unstable).
1. firm and steady or well-balanced. This chair isn't very stable.
2. firmly established and likely to last. a stable government.
3. (of a person or his character) unlikely to become unreasonably upset or hysterical. She's the only stable person in the whole family.
4. (of a substance) not easily decomposed.
stability (stəˈbi-) noun
the quality of being stable.
ˈstabilize, ˈstabilise (-bi-) verb
to make (more) stable. He put a wedge of paper under the table to stabilize it.
ˌstabiliˈzation, ˌstabiliˈsation noun

stabilize

v. estabilizar, evitar cambios o fluctuaciones.

stabilize

vt, vi estabilizar(se)
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ALESINA, Alberto, and Allan DRAZEN (1991) Why Are Stabilizations Delayed?
This study looks at two chronic inflation cases in Latin America--Argentina and Brazil--to examine how stabilization of prices was finally accomplished in early 1990s after a series of repeated failures.
Most studies on Latin American inflation focus on economic features of the stabilization programs and try to link the success or failure of stabilization to these technical specifics.
In particular the Brazilian case shows that a strong and unified government is not a necessary condition for successful stabilization. The key in the Brazilian case was to generate wide political support for stabilization through skillful leadership.
The following section includes a review of the literature on political economy of stabilization and states the main arguments of this study.
There are many economic and political studies which try to explain why inflation stabilization does or does not occur.
Manufacturing of carbon fiber from PAN precursor fiber involves thermal stabilization, carbonization and optional activation (1), (2) at 800-1000[degrees]C in [CO.sub.2] (3) or steam or graphitization stages up to 3000[degrees]C [4] depending on the intended end use.
Thermal stabilization is an absolutely necessary and an important stage to obtain high quality carbon fiber.
During the thermal stabilization stage various structural transformations take place in the form of cyclization of pendant nitrile (C[equivalent to]N) groups present in the polymer structure resulting in the formation of a ladder like structure.
Thermal stabilization times in air can take up to several hours depending on the temperature, precursor diameter, duration of stabilization, and precursor fiber characteristics (9), (10).
Thermal stabilization is carried out usually in air (6), ozone-enriched air (12), in pure oxygen environment (13), and inert atmospheres such as nitrogen (14) and argon (15).
Thermal stabilization in an inert atmosphere is found to be relatively faster and is known to produce carbon fibres with poor mechanical properties (17) and low carbon yield (30-40% at 1000[degrees]C in helium), whereas stabilization in air or oxygen rich atmosphere takes longer to complete the cyclization reaction and ends up with carbon fibers with good mechanical properties and higher carbon yield (~60% at 1000[degrees]C in helium) (18).

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