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stabilizer

noun
     
Related topics: Chemistry, Transport
sta‧bil‧iz‧er also stabiliser British English [countable]
1HC a chemical that helps something such as a food to stay in the same state, for example to prevent it from separating into different liquids
2TT a piece of equipment that helps make something such as a plane or ship steady
3 [usually plural] British English one of a pair of small wheels that are fastened to the back wheel of a child's bicycle to prevent it from falling over

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