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Pronunciation: sta'bi-liz'er


  1. That which provides or maintains stability.
  2. An agent that retards the effect of an accelerator, thus preserving a chemical equilibrium.
  3. A part possessing the quality of rigidity or creating rigidity when added to another part.

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