Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “stabilizer”

stabilizer

noun [C] uk (UK usually stabiliser)   /ˈsteɪ.bɪ.laɪ.zər/ us    /-zɚ/

stabilizer noun [C] (CONTROL)

finance & economics UK a method used to limit sudden changes in prices or to limit the level of production

stabilizer noun [C] (CHEMICAL)

specialized chemistry a chemical that is added to something so that it stays in the same state

stabilizer noun [C] (FOR BALANCE)

engineering a device that helps an aircraft, ship, or vehicle to balance stabilizers [plural] (US training wheels) small wheels attached to each side of the back wheel of a bicycle to prevent it falling over when a child is learning to ride it
(Definition of stabilizer from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of stabilizer?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “stabilizer” in other dictionaries

Translations of “stabilizer”

Word of the Day

for starters

used to say that something is the first in a list of things

Word of the Day

Come on – you can do it! Phrasal verbs with ‘come’.

by Liz Walter​,
November 19, 2014
As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.

Read More 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Read More