1 / 5steIbl; `stebl/ adj (a) firmly established or fixed; not likely to move or change 稳定的; 稳固的; 牢固的; 安定的: a stable relationship, job, government 稳定的关系﹑ 工作﹑ 政府 * a house built on stable foundations 建在牢固基础上的房子 * The patient's condition is stable. 病人情况稳定. (b) (of a person or his character) not easily upset or disturbed; well-balanced; reliable (指人或性格)沉稳的, 持重的, 可靠的: Mentally she's very stable. 她情绪十分稳定. * He's about the most stable person I know. 我认识的人当中, 数他最稳重. (c) (of a substance) tending to stay in the same chemical or atomic state; not breaking down easily or naturally (指物质)稳定的(保持化学或原子状态的), 不易变化的: an element forming stable compounds 可形成稳定的化合物的元素.
> stability / stE5bIlEtI; stE`bIlEtI/ n [U] quality or state of being stable 稳定性; 稳定状态; 沉稳.
stabilize, -ise / 5steIbElaIz; `stebl9aIz/ v [I, Tn] (cause sth/sb to) become stable (使某事物)稳定; (使某人)变得沉稳: His condition has now stabilized. 他的情况稳定下来了. * government measures to stabilize prices 政府采取的稳定物价的措施. stabilization, -isation / 9steIbElaI5zeIFn; [email protected] -lI5z-; 9steblE`zeFEn/ n [U]. stabilizer, -iser/ 5steIbElaIzE(r); `stebE9laIzL/ n substance or device that stabilizes, esp a device that prevents an aircraft or ship from rolling, or one that helps to keep a child's bicycle upright 稳定装置; 稳定器; 平衡器; (飞行器的)安定面: He can now ride his bike without stabilizers. 他现在骑自行车不需要平衡器了.
stably / 5steIblI; `steblI/ adv: in a stable manner 稳定地; 沉稳地.