stabilize


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stabilize

[′stā·bə‚līz]
(textiles)
To treat a fabric to prevent it from shrinking and stretching.
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The audio cues were particularly effective in helping drivers stabilize the car, even during the most severe driving conditions, according to Singh.
The next five years will determine whether the traditional Big Three can stabilize, and hopefully improve, its current position.
* Stabilize and manage communication to restore calm to the investment community.
A drop in prices is inevitable once the market stabilizes. In the meantime, California businesses can use this time proactively--as an opportunity to evaluate their property, mitigate risks and ride out the storm.
To assist metalcasters in better understanding the role of Sb, Cu, Mn, Nb (Cb) and Sn in gray iron production, this article discusses the findings of a literature search and how these elements stabilize the pearlite of gray iron.
The inside story of how the fund established to help stabilize the dollar, supplemented by enemy assets during World War II, financed the first U.S.
"Zero Population Growth (ZPG) says we should stabilize the population," says Mann, "but they never say when or at what level.
Since December 1992, Pew has committed nearly $4.2 million to try to stabilize the infrastructure of Philadelphia's dance Community.
However, new opportunities to stabilize health-care costs are emerging, especially for companies willing to share responsibility for reducing their employees' consumption of health-care services.
Hoping to stabilize the world economy in the 1920s, the industrial nations, notably Britain and France, restored the international gold standard.

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