stabilizer

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stabilizer (plural stabilizers)

  1. Agent noun of stabilize; any person or thing which brings stability.
  2. Any substance added to something in order to stabilize it.
  3. A gyroscopically controlled fin or similar device that prevents the excess rolling of a ship in rough seas.
  4. An airfoil that stabilizes the flight of an aircraft or missile.
  5. (textiles) A piece of backing fabric used in embroidery.
  6. (in the plural, UK) training wheels on a child's bicycle.

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