Definition of Stabilizer

1. Noun. A chemical that is added to a solution or mixture or suspension to maintain it in a stable or unchanging state.

Generic synonyms: Chemical, Chemical Substance
Derivative terms: Stabilize



2. Noun. Airfoil consisting of a device for stabilizing an aircraft.

3. Noun. A device for making something stable.
Exact synonyms: Stabiliser
Generic synonyms: Device
Specialized synonyms: Fin, Gyrostabiliser, Gyrostabilizer, Outrigger, Anti-sway Bar, Stabilizer Bar
Derivative terms: Stabilise, Stabilize

Definition of Stabilizer

1. Noun. Agent noun of stabilize; any person or thing which brings stability. ¹

2. Noun. Any substance added to something in order to stabilize it. ¹

3. Noun. A gyroscopically controlled fin or similar device that prevents the excess rolling of a ship in rough seas. ¹

4. Noun. An airfoil that stabilizes the flight of an aircraft or missile. ¹

5. Noun. (textiles) A piece of backing fabric used in embroidery. ¹

6. Noun. (in the plural British) training wheels on a child's bicycle. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stabilizer

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stabilizer

stabilise
stabilised
stabilised baseplate
stabiliser
stabilisers
stabilises
stabilising
stabilitate
stabilities
stability
stability conditions
stabilization
stabilizations
stabilize
stabilized
stabilizer (current term)
stabilizer bar
stabilizers
stabilizes
stabilizing
stabilizing circumferential clasp arm
stabilizing fulcrum line
stable-boy
stable-boys
stable-stand
stable angina
stable boy
stable boys
stable colloid

Literary usage of Stabilizer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Curtiss Standard JN4-D Military Tractor Hand Book, 1918 by Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Corporation (1918)
"These bolts extend through the stabilizer and are fastened by means of nuts, serving as a means for holding the leading edge of the stabilizer. ..."

2. Industrial Arts Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1914)
"Aeroplane stability and stabilizers Automatic and Inherent stability of aeroplanes. Sei Am 108:134 F 8 '13 Automatic longitudinal stabilizer for aeroplanes. ..."

3. Practical Aviation: An Understandable Presentation of Interesting and by Charles Brian Hayward (1919)
"These bolts have their legs pointed upward and serve to hold the horizontal stabilizer in place. These bolts are disposed as follows: the U bolt is located ..."

4. Practical Aeronautics: An Understandable Presentation of Interesting and by Charles Brian Hayward (1912)
"The Ellsworth lateral stabilizer is one of this type. ... stabilizer. A number of experiments have been made with devices designed to give automatic ..."

5. Manual of Military Aviation by Hollis Leroy Müller (1917)
"Alignment of stabilizer and elevators: The stabilizer should be parallel to the ... By sighting along the rear edge of the stabilizer and the main plane, ..."

6. Manual of Military Aviation by Hollis Leroy Müller (1917)
"Alignment of stabilizer and elevators: The stabilizer should be parallel to the ... By sighting along the rear edge of the stabilizer and the main plane, ..."

7. Aeronautics: A Class Text by Edwin Bidwell Wilson (1920)
"Indeed with a large enough stabilizer far enough aft, it is clear that any ... If the stabilizer is a lifting surface at that speed of flight for which the ..."

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