from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state of being labile
  • n. A susceptibility to change; instability

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Liability to lapse, err, or apostatize.
  • n. The property of changing readily.
  • n. The property of being labile{3}; -- of chemical compounds.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being labile; liability to lapse or err. Coleridge. See quotation under labile.
  • n. Instability, as, in chem., the quality of being easily broken down to form simpler chemical compounds or even elements.


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  • lability – susceptibility to change; instability

    July 27, 2008