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STABILE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does stabile mean? 

STABILE (noun)
  The noun STABILE has 1 sense:

1. a sculpture having fixed units (usually constructed of sheet metal) and attached to a fixed support

  Familiarity information: STABILE used as a noun is very rare.


STABILE (adjective)
  The adjective STABILE has 2 senses:

1. (chemistry, physics, biology) resistant to change
2. not able or intended to be moved

  Familiarity information: STABILE used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


STABILE (noun)


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Meaning:

A sculpture having fixed units (usually constructed of sheet metal) and attached to a fixed support

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("stabile" is a kind of...):

sculpture (a three-dimensional work of plastic art)

Antonym:

mobile (sculpture suspended in midair whose delicately balanced parts can be set in motion by air currents)


STABILE (adjective)


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Meaning:

(chemistry, physics, biology) resistant to change

Similar:

stable (resistant to change of position or condition)

Domain category:

biological science; biology (the science that studies living organisms)


Sense 2stabile [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Not able or intended to be moved

Synonyms:

immovable; immoveable; unmovable; stabile

Context example:

the immovable hills

Similar:

immobile (not capable of movement or of being moved)


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