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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

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(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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3 ng/lag total protein in the MT-3 stably transfected clones (range 0.
These assays, known as reporter gene assays, use responsive cell lines that stably express reporter gene constructs.
1 reactor, workers were expected to fill the reactor's primary container with water to a level covering the 4-meter-long fuel rods inside the pressure vessel, and create a system that would enable the coolant water to circulate around the reactor to stably keep the fuel cool.
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The ironworks partially resumed production without using the exploded tank Thursday and is now checking whether coke gas can be supplied stably, industry officials said.
Furthermore, to examine the activities of environmental chemicals in human cells, we performed an estrogen-responsive reporter gene assay in MCF-7 cells stably transfected with an ERE-luciferase plasmid.
Although experiments at room temperature in small containment chambers made of diamond, called diamond-anvil cells, brought hydrogen stably to pressures exceeding 2 million atmospheres, evidence of electrical conductivity never turned up-leaving scientists both frustrated and perplexed.
The products not only have the advantage of low power consumption but also can receive the signals stably even at the speed of over 100 mi/h.
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.
Business models in Konami Corp's digital entertainment segment function effectively and stably as a result of establishing business portfolios by its various segments, despite adverse effects caused by a deteriorating business environment.