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stable in Chemistry topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstablesta‧ble1 /ˈsteɪbəl/ ●●○ W3 AWL adjective  1 CHANGE/BECOME DIFFERENTNOT MOVINGsteady and not likely to move or change opp unstablestability A wide base will make the structure much more stable.in a stable condition British English, in stable condition American English He is said to be in a stable condition in hospital. Children like a stable environment.2 CALMcalm, reasonable, and not easy to upset opp unstablestability He was clearly not a very stable person.3 technicalHC a stable substance tends to stay in the same chemical or atomic state opp unstablestably adverb
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stableThat chair doesn't look very stable.Fuel prices have become more stable after several increases last year.In particular it seems to be required to be quiet, stable and relatively slow.But these sports are introduced against a stable background.Yet with material security and a stable culture, all of them parented more successfully than their own parents had.a stable family environmentThe mammalian gut has been stable for many millennia and acts to constrain the flexibility of E. coli's genome.a stable governmentMost people described her as a stable, intelligent woman.Given these planning parameters, one would predict a stable residential village with some river-related industrial growth.This is a very stable tent with ample room.His temperature remained stable throughout the night.in a stable conditionA nursing supervisor Monday morning said they were in stable condition.He is now in a stable condition.He was listed in stable condition.Last night the hospitals said Jason was poorly and Neil was in a stable condition.The bistable will now be in a stable condition.He was spotted by a passing motorist and is now in a stable condition in hospital.He is in stable condition in the intensive care unit at Kaiser Medical Center in Vallejo.