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stable

1
a. the racehorses belonging to a particular establishment or owner
b. the establishment itself
c. (as modifier): stable companion

stable

2
1. (of an elementary particle, atomic nucleus, etc.) not undergoing decay; not radioactive
2. (of a chemical compound) not readily partaking in a chemical change
3. (of electronic equipment) with no tendency to self-oscillation

stable

[′stā·bəl]
(physics)
Not subject to any change without the application of an external agency, such as radiation; said of a molecule, atom, nucleus, or elementary particle.

stable

A building, or portion thereof, for the housing and feeding of horses, cattle, and other domestic animals.
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But Stabler had seen what was happening to veteran players struggling with physical and mental disabilities.
The court heard that he bombarded Ms Stabler with messages.
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Detective Stabler frequently manifests an "in your face" attitude, which translates into an intense interrogation and investigative style seen in a number of episodes.
In 2006, as an executive at BMC Software, Stabler had surgery to become a female, with the support of her employer.
Miss Stabler told the court how she watched as Reed unloaded items from the garage, placing some in the van and others in the back alley before driving away.
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However, when the detectives go to arrest their prime suspect it leads to a violent struggle between them and Stabler.
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The skinhead suspect hit ex-pat Charles Stabler, 65, around the head after he followed him home from a pub and forced his way in.
Benson and Stabler (Christopher Meloni, above) investigate when a teenage TV personality is raped, and soon suspect the attacker may have have had a grudge grudge against the star.