Stabilizer meaning

stābə-līzər
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One that makes or keeps something stable.
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(chemistry) A substance that renders or maintains a solution, mixture, suspension, or state resistant to chemical change.
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A person or thing that stabilizes.
  • Any of the fixed airfoils or vanes that keep an airplane steady in flight, as the components of the tail section.
  • A device used to steady a ship in rough waters, esp. a gyrostabilizer.
  • Any additive used in substances and compounds to keep them stable, retard deterioration, etc.
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Agent noun of stabilize; any person or thing which brings stability.
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Any substance added to something in order to stabilize it.
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A gyroscopically controlled fin or similar device that prevents the excess rolling of a ship in rough seas.
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An airfoil that stabilizes the flight of an aircraft or missile.
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(textiles) A piece of backing fabric used in embroidery.
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(in the plural, UK) Training wheels on a child's bicycle.
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A device, such as a gyroscopically controlled fin, that prevents excessive rolling of a ship in heavy seas.
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An airfoil that stabilizes an aircraft or missile in flight.
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