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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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In a move reportedly not connected to the case in Carlow last week, the Department of Agriculture has visited four stableyards, and privately officials are saying there are more cases coming on stream.
And, after an appeal, an anonymous tip-off this week led them to a stableyard in Peterstone, near Rumney, where they found Darrell living in a two-berth caravan in a corner of a yard used to house around 50 horses.
Fu Manchu was disappointing at Stratford on his hurdling bow last month but is taken to go well in the Stableyard By Harlow Juvenile Novices' Hurdle at Wincanton.
Now all the doors and windows were out, made fast by dowels to an ingenious system of lines in the stableyard that allowed both sides the maximum of sun and air, and throughout the house there was the sound of sluicing water, violent scrubbings and thumping, and strong nautical cries which strengthened the impression that the place had been boarded and carried by storm.
As the race approached I hid in the stableyard away from the track as I get so nervous when my horses are running that I can't watch.
The foot and mouth outbreak has prompted IPC to produce a 24-page supplement for Horse magazine called Stableyard DIY, free with the May issue.
The Old Stableyard, Smithdown Lane Saturdays at Pan Am: With DJ Craig Mac and guests.
From this weekend there will be stalls selling gifts, food and drink at the Stableyard Market.
From 1997 to 2010 they revamped the grandstand, built a bar and restaurant, reformed the stableyard area and drained the track itself.
The work includes refurbishing the Victorian estate buildings around the stableyard together with works on courtyards, an access road and some hard landscaping.
Step into a sumptuous Christmas as experienced by Victorian landed gentry at Tatton Park Mansion in Knutsford (tonight and tomorrow) and hear carols by the King Edward Musical Society Band (Sunday) in the atmospheric stableyard.
But it was too high to reach, and outside it were only the slippery slates and a sheer drop into the stableyard beneath.