adjective stabler, stablest
- 1 (firm, steady)(relationship/government)
estable(economy/currency)the patient's condition is stable
estableel estado del paciente es estacionarioExample sentences
- All those recent results suggest a flexibility of the backbone conformational structure and several stable configurations are proposed and debated.
- It is very important to make sure the three legs are firmly locked into place and the whole structure is stable.
- Among the possible geometries, tetraplexes are very stable structures in which the four strands are held together via repetitive guanine tetrads.
- If I need to prove myself to you, then I will: Scott and I have been in a stable relationship for six years - and legally married for the last year and a half.
- Furthermore, as Blackboard is an established, stable system, we experienced few, if any, technical difficulties.
- Vector lengths are short in lodgepole pine and red fir-western white pine forests indicating that these forest groups are compositionally stable.
- 2 (Psychology)Example sentences
- Let's just say that for me, now, the world is a somehow colder but far more reliable, sane, and stable place than it was before.
- Liberal societies are sane, tolerant, stable, pluralistic and therefore well behaved.
- And I felt completely trapped because I had to be sensible and responsible and stable.
- 3 (Chemistry, Physics)Example sentences
- Davy had developed a technique by which unusually stable compounds could be decomposed into their constituent elements.
- Eventually the matter is stable and no longer radioactive.
- Soy oil polymers must be heated to over 400°C before they degrade, making them more thermally stable than polyethylene or polystyrene.
- 1 (building) (often plural)(for other livestock) establo (masculine)Jesus was born in a stableJesús nació en un pesebre or establothe Augean stables (before noun) stable boy or lad/girlmozo (masculine) /moza (feminine) de cuadra→ door 1
- 2 (training establishment) another movie from the same stable as …otra película de la productora de …Example sentences
- There are many cases where one model from a given automaker is outstanding when it comes to instrumentation and yet another product from the same stable can be less than ideal.
- Diageo, on the other hand, plans to add the product to its own stable.
- Curious heads walked into the campus to check out what was to unfold from the stables of the School of Commerce and International Business.
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