stabilizer

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stabilize +‎ -er

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stabilizer (plural stabilizers)

  1. Any person or thing that brings stability.
    1. Any substance added to something in order to stabilize it.
    2. An additional wheel on a bicycle to keep it upright to assist a learner.
    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.
  2. (mathematics) For a group operating on a set and an element x of the set, the set of all group elements fixing x.

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