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- stabilisation (UK)
- enPR: stā'-bəl-ĭz-āʹ-shən, stā'-bəl-īz-āʹ-shən, IPA(key): /ˌsteɪ.bəl.ɪz.ˈeɪ.ʃən/, /ˌsteɪ.bəl.aɪz.ˈeɪ.ʃən/
- Hyphenation: sta‧bil‧iz‧a‧tion
- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
- (uncountable) The process of stabilizing.
- (countable) The result of being stabilized.
- 1989, John E. Leffler, Rates and Equilibria of Organic Reactions as Treated by Statistical, Thermodynamic, and Extrathermodynamic Methods:
- The use of solvent stabilizations for individual reagents is analogous to the use of heats of formation to compute heats of reaction.
- (medicine, uncountable) A preliminary medical process for sick or injured people to attempt to keep their medical condition from deteriorating too much and too quickly before being treated in depth at a medical facility.
process of stabilizing