HyperDic: stabiliser

English > 1 sense of the word stabiliser:
NOUNartifactstabiliser, stabilizera device for making something stable
English > stabiliser: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA device for making something stable.
NarrowerfinA stabilizer on a ship that resembles the fin of a fish
gyrostabilizer, gyrostabiliserA stabilizer consisting of a heavy gyroscope that spins on a vertical axis
outriggerA stabilizer for a canoe
stabilizer bar, anti-sway barA rigid metal bar between the front suspensions and between the rear suspensions of cars and trucks
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
Verbsstabilisemake stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium

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