• WordNet 3.6
    • v stabilise make stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium "The drug stabilized her blood pressure","stabilize prices"
    • v stabilise become stable or more stable "The economy stabilized"
    • v stabilise support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace "brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel"
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In literature:

The rupee was to be "stabilised" at 2s.
"India, Old and New" by Sir Valentine Chirol
Human temperament, upbringing, tradition, human haste and pride have much to do with the birth, stabilising and continuance of division.
"The War and Unity" by Various
Their office is the stabilisation of archaic institutions, the measure of archaism varying from one to another.
"An Inquiry Into The Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation" by Thorstein Veblen
Experimental biplane with special stabilising features.
"Jane's All the World's Aircraft" by Various
He wants an unlimited growth of the productive forces, and at the same time a rate of surplus value stabilised by an act of law.
"The Accumulation of Capital" by Rosa Luxemburg

In news:

Malvern Yoga Studio teaches the way to understanding Core Stabilisation .
Heroin stabilises a poor country.
France's president has said his country is trying to ease tensions in Afghanistan by talking to conflicting parties and sees Pakistan as key to stabilising the region.
For members of the European Union the point of bringing in the former Yugoslavs and Albania was to stabilise the region while for the Balkan countries the idea was to use the process to build modern and functional states.
Mr Calderón admits that the fall of Mr Lazcano might not immediately calm things down, though he says he expects a "period of stabilisation" to follow a "readjustment of the criminal organisations".

In science:

Notice an approximately stabilising sequence of closed sets whose length has uncountable cofinality necessarily stabilises.
Definability of groups in $\aleph_0$-stable metric structures
Then {Xα}α<λ approximately stabilises if and only if for al l ε > 0 there is αε such that Xαε ⊆ B (X, ε).
Definability of groups in $\aleph_0$-stable metric structures
In addition, if λ has uncountable cofinality then the sequence stabilises precisely, i.e., X = Xα for some (all) big enough α.
Definability of groups in $\aleph_0$-stable metric structures
If the chain approximately stabilises (in any model) then X = T Xα is a definable set.
Definability of groups in $\aleph_0$-stable metric structures
Assume first the sequence approximately stabilises.
Definability of groups in $\aleph_0$-stable metric structures