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sta·bi·liz·er

 (stā′bə-lī′zər)
n.
1. One that makes or keeps something stable: "The New Deal equipped the economy with built-in stabilizers" (Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.).
2. A device, such as a gyroscopically controlled fin, that prevents excessive rolling of a ship in heavy seas.
3. An airfoil that stabilizes an aircraft or missile in flight.
4. Chemistry A substance that renders or maintains a solution, mixture, suspension, or state resistant to chemical change.

stabilizer

(ˈsteɪbɪˌlaɪzə) or

stabiliser

n
1. (Aeronautics) any device for stabilizing an aircraft. See also horizontal stabilizer, vertical stabilizer
2. (Chemistry) a substance added to something to maintain it in a stable or unchanging state, such as an additive to food to preserve its texture during distribution and storage
3. (Nautical Terms) nautical
a. a system of one or more pairs of fins projecting from the hull of a ship and controllable to counteract roll
4. (Automotive Engineering) either of a pair of brackets supporting a small wheel that can be fitted to the back wheel of a bicycle to help an inexperienced cyclist to maintain balance
5. (Electrical Engineering) an electronic device for producing a direct current supply of constant voltage
6. (Economics) economics a measure, such as progressive taxation, interest-rate control, or unemployment benefit, used to restrict swings in prices, employment, production, etc, in a free economy
7. a person or thing that stabilizes

sta•bi•liz•er

(ˈsteɪ bəˌlaɪ zər)

n.
1. one that stabilizes.
2. a device for keeping an aircraft in stable equilibrium, as a horizontal tail surface.
3.
a. a device designed to counteract the roll of a vessel at sea.
b. a gyrostabilizer.
4. any of various substances added to foods, etc., to prevent deterioration, the breaking down of an emulsion, or the loss of desirable properties.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stabilizer - a chemical that is added to a solution or mixture or suspension to maintain it in a stable or unchanging state
chemical, chemical substance - material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
2.stabilizer - airfoil consisting of a device for stabilizing an aircraft
aerofoil, airfoil, control surface, surface - a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight
horizontal tail - the horizontal stabilizer and elevator in the tail assembly of an aircraft
empennage, tail assembly, tail - the rear part of an aircraft
tail fin, tailfin, vertical fin, vertical stabiliser, vertical stabilizer - a stabilizer that is part of the vertical tail structure of an airplane
3.stabilizer - a device for making something stable
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
fin - a stabilizer on a ship that resembles the fin of a fish
gyrostabiliser, gyrostabilizer - a stabilizer consisting of a heavy gyroscope that spins on a vertical axis; reduces side-to-side rolling of a ship or plane
outrigger - a stabilizer for a canoe; spars attach to a shaped log or float parallel to the hull
anti-sway bar, stabilizer bar - a rigid metal bar between the front suspensions and between the rear suspensions of cars and trucks; serves to stabilize the chassis
Translations
stabiliseur

stabilizer

[ˈsteɪbəlaɪzəʳ] N
1. (usu pl) (Naut) (also on bike) → estabilizador m
2. (Culin) → estabilizante m

stabilizer

[ˈsteɪbɪlaɪzər] stabiliser (British) nstabilisateur m

stabilizer

n (Naut, Chem) → Stabilisator m; (Aviat) → Stabilisierungsfläche f; (US Aviat) → Höhenflosse f; (on bicycle) → Stützrad nt

stabilizer

[ˈsteɪbəˌlaɪzəʳ] n (Aer, Naut) → stabilizzatore m

sta·bi·liz·er

n. estabilizador, agente que estabiliza.

stabilizer

n estabilizador m; mood — estabilizador del ánimo
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