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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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The ultimate goal should be to transform the beneficiaries of federal action into a constituency with the same political clout as the stably governed households that dominate subnational government.
Denison (University of California, Davis, CA) kindly provided the mouse Hepa-1 cells stably transfected with a dioxin-responsive element (DRE) promoter derived from the CYP1A1 gene (Garrison et al.
On the other hand, it is doubtful that the camera can ever be stably located on the side of refusal, or that it enables the photographer to surrender to what is in front of the lens.
Generation of Chinese Hamster Ovary Cells Stably Overexpressing Proprotein Convertase 7.
The whole zigzag side facing the upper falls and the point acts stiffly and stably as a horizontal truss.
Yet, a central plank of the late nineteenth century temperance and prohibition movements was that alcoholism rendered men incapable of functioning as fathers and providers; and some heroin addicts are capable of working productively and stably for long periods.
The benefits accruing from this preferential access to desirable employment, moreover, extend through other aspects of life - from ability to accumulate capital in the form of home ownership and education to, beginning with the New Deal, eligibility for those forms of social welfare targeted to stably employed whites.
Compared to the conventional ENG camera for electronic news gathering, the GF CAM is designed in such a way that its gravity point is set low and its shoulder pad has a greater contact area, allowing the cameraman to shoot stably.
Adding 4 DX Technology cells to Potline 8: Originally developed in 2006, the first generation DX Technology was installed in the 40 cell Potline 8 at EGA Jebel Ali in 2008 and has operated stably ever since.
It has confirmed that water injection into the stricken reactor and its spent fuel pool is continuing stably.
The BOJ chief also said it is "extremely desirable" for the long-term bond market to move stably and vowed to avoid volatility in long-term interest rates by conducting its bond-buying operations "flexibly.
On the whole, I would like to say there is nothing disastrous - all utilities services work stably in Bishkek.