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  • n. Alternative spelling of stabilizer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a device for making something stable

Etymologies

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Examples

  • George Osborne's idea of a fuel duty stabiliser is attracting attacks because it is fundamentally a good idea.

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  • I've finished neither the back nor the edges, and I think I will leave it like that, except that I will just do a quick running stitch around the edge to keep it from fraying and pulling away from the vilene stabiliser, which is what I use as a base.

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  • One set used a kind of stabiliser called Tween 60, which is widely used in cakes and pastries, and the other used one called Span 80.

    Foods Could Be Modified To Make You Feel Full Longer | Impact Lab

  • The FSB said any future fuel price increases should be scrapped until a "stabiliser" was put in place to freeze or reduce duty to match increases in VAT revenues from higher pump costs.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • That is expected to include a "stabiliser" to protect drivers from the effect of oil price rises.

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  • Reports suggest that a "stabiliser" to cushion the blow of oil price rises for motorists will be among the Tories 'pledges.

    British Blogs

  • His party will on Tuesday launch its own manifesto, expected to include a "stabiliser" to protect drivers from the effect of oil price rises.

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  • Reports suggest that a "stabiliser" to cushion the blow of oil price rises for motorists will be among the have been outlining their plans to raise the income tax threshold to £10,000.

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  • A "stabiliser" would be used by a Conservative government to cut duty when prices rise, but pay for it when they fall.

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  • Raising fuel taxes as oil prices fall is enshrined in Conservative Party policy - in a tactic known as the fuel duty 'stabiliser'.

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