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stable

 [sta´b'l]
not readily subject to change.

sta·ble

(stā'bĕl),
Steady; not varying; resistant to change.
See also: stabile.

stable

/sta·ble/ (sta´b'l)
1. not moving, fixed, firm.
2. constant (def. 1).

stable

(stā′bəl)
adj.
1. Resistant to change of position or condition.
2. Not showing or marked by erratic or volatile emotions or behavior.
3. Having no known mode of decay; indefinitely long-lived. Used of atomic particles.
4. Not easily decomposed or otherwise modified chemically.

stable

[stā′bəl]
Etymology: L, stabilis, firm
remaining unchanged.

sta·ble

(stā'bĕl)
Steady; not varying; resistant to change; often used to describe the opposite of hypermobility in respect to joints.
See also: stabile

stable

1. Of an ill person, in a currently unchanging state, neither improving nor deteriorating.
2. Of a personality, not liable to mental disturbances or abnormal behaviour.

stable

state of an object when its centre of gravity lies centrally within its base of support

sta·ble

(stā'bĕl)
Steady; not varying; resistant to change.
See also: stabile

stable,

adj the term applied to a substance that has no tendency to decompose spontaneously. As applied to chemical compounds, it denotes their ability to resist chemical alterations.
stable isotope,
n See isotope.

stable

1. animal accommodation, usually for horses.
2. to accommodate an animal in a stable as distinct from running at pasture.
3. steady; not easily swayed.

stable blackleg
caused by the germination of latent spores of Clostridium septicum in tissues. The clinical disease is similar to blackleg.
stable cough
any of the viral diseases of the upper respiratory tract of horses, but most commonly equine influenza.
stable fly
stable footrot
see stable footrot.
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A new shop and restaurant are about to open, as well as an enclosed arena for events including living history in a former stableyard and riding school.
CAMBRIDGESHIRE: Converted from an Edwardian stableyard, Cheveley Park near Newmarket has the character of a bygone age.
And, in true country house style, it also comes complete with a separate cottage and good stableyard with loose boxes, indoor manege and haybarn.
My French is non-existent even though I was here last year too, but Kate's isn't bad," says Naughton, although the polyglot language of the racetrack is readily reducible to a stableyard lingua franca.
Frank Hodges, from Friends of Williamson Tunnels, said: "Today access is restricted to three entry points - the Tunnels Heritage Centre in the old Liverpool Corporation stableyard, the site of Williamson's House, and the Paddington site.
The Old Stableyard,Smithdown Lane, is the first phase in the ongoing development of the tunnel network.
Formerly the stables to Batsford Park, the stableyard has a square plan with central courtyard and symmetrical two storey facade.
Arrogance" can be found at the Williamson Tunnels, the Old Stableyard, Smithdown Lane, on Friday, March 3.
Alternatively, write toThe Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre, the Old Stableyard,Smithdown Lane,L7 3 EE or email volunteers@ williamsontunnels.
He beat a hotpot of Howard Johnson's first time out last season but then got stressed up in the stableyard at Haydock.