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sta·ble 1

 (stā′bəl)
adj. sta·bler, sta·blest
1.
a. Resistant to change of position or condition; not easily moved or disturbed: a house built on stable ground; a stable platform.
b. Not subject to sudden or extreme change or fluctuation: a stable economy; a stable currency.
c. Maintaining equilibrium; self-restoring: a stable aircraft.
2. Enduring or permanent: a stable peace.
3.
a. Consistent or dependable: She has been stable in her support for the project.
b. Not showing or marked by erratic or volatile emotions or behavior: He remained stable even after he lost his job.
4. Physics Having no known mode of decay; indefinitely long-lived. Used of atomic particles.
5. Chemistry Not easily decomposed or otherwise modified chemically.

[Middle English, from Old French estable, from Latin stabilis; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

sta′ble·ness n.
sta′bly adv.

sta·ble 2

 (stā′bəl)
n.
1.
a. A building for the shelter and feeding of certain domestic animals, especially horses.
b. A group of animals lodged in such a building.
2.
a. All the racehorses belonging to a single owner or racing establishment.
b. The personnel employed to keep and train such a group of racehorses.
3. A group, as of athletes or entertainers, under common management: a stable of prizefighters.
v. sta·bled, sta·bling, sta·bles
v.tr.
To put or keep in a stable.
v.intr.
To live in a stable.

[Middle English, from Old French estable, from Latin stabulum, stable, standing place; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]
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stabling

(ˈsteɪblɪŋ)
n
(Agriculture) stable buildings or accommodation
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Noun1.stabling - accommodation for animals (especially for horses)
accommodation - living quarters provided for public convenience; "overnight accommodations are available"
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Translations

stabling

nStallungen pl, → Ställe pl
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Figure after course name is total stabling capacity Thursday: CHELTENHAM (Stabling Capacity 299); KEMPTON (119); NEWMARKET Normal Safety Factors/Maximum Figures apply; RIPON (103) 3:10 (12), 3:45 (13), 2:35 (13), 4:20 (13), 2:00 (13), 4:55 (13).
Friday: AYR (Stabling Capacity 175); CHELTENHAM (299); KEMPTON (119); NEWBURY (124); THIRSK (110) 4:15 (14), 2:00 (14), 4:45 (14), 3:05 (14), 3:40 (13), 2:30 (13); UTTOXETER (Stabling Capacity 104) Saturday: AYR (Stabling Capacity 175); BANGOR-ON-DEE (85) 4:25 (11), 3:15 (11), 3:50 (11), 2:10 (11), 2:40 (11), 5:25 (10), 4:55 (9); DONCASTER (147); NEWBURY (124) 2:05 (16), 3:10 (16), 3:45 (10), 2:35 (18), 4:50 (16), 1:30 (17), 4:15 (14); NOTTINGHAM (Stabling Capacity 122); THIRSK (110) 4:10 (14), 2:30 (14), 3:35 (14), 3:00 (14), 2:00 (14), 4:45 (13).
Sunday: ASCOT (Stabling Capacity 175) STRATFORD (89); WINCANTON (94) 3:55 (12), 2:10 (12), 2:45 (12), 3:20 (12), 5:05 (11), 4:30 (11).