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"stabilizer" in British English

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stabilizernoun [C]

(UK usually stabiliser) uk   /ˈsteɪ.bɪ.laɪ.zər/  us   /-zɚ/
  • 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 ​balancestabilizers [plural] (US training wheels) smallwheelsattached 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)

"stabilizer" in Business English

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stabilizernoun [C]

(UK also stabiliser) uk   us   /ˈsteɪbɪlaɪzər/
ECONOMICS, FINANCE something that helps ​keep an ​economy, ​market, etc. stable, so that it does not ​change unexpectedly: The ​behavior of the ​market is an ​automatic stabilizer for the ​economy.
PRODUCTION something such as a ​chemical that is ​added to a substance to prevent it from ​changing or ​separating into different ​parts: Lead is sometimes ​added to PVC as an ​inexpensive stabilizer.
(Definition of stabilizer from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stabilizer”
in Chinese (Simplified) 平抑, (对物价或生产水平的)平抑措施…
in Chinese (Traditional) 平抑, (對物價或生産水準的)平抑措施…
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