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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of stabilize.

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  • adjective made stable or firm

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Examples

  • Well, they go to somewhere 50 or 60 percent of power, and the reasons, operational reasons for doing that, but it also lets them get what they call a stabilized approach, that brings the aircraft down at a fixed airspeed and a fixed rate of descent that is designed to bring it down to the runway, then the bring the power back and land.

    CNN Transcript - Breaking News: Gulf Air Flight 072 Crashes Just East of Saudi Arabia - August 23, 2000

  • Typically, the way you bring a jet aircraft is what they call a stabilized approach, and if you've done a lot of flying, you probably recall when you got around to the point where the airplane decided it was going to land, it got sort of quiet, and then you heard all these thumps and bumps, and that's putting the slats out on the front end of the wing and the flaps out on the back end of it and dropping the landing gear down.

    CNN Transcript - Breaking News: Gulf Air Flight 072 Crashes Just East of Saudi Arabia - August 23, 2000

  • The 46 percent who said the economy's stabilized is down three points from January.

    Americans more optimistic about the economy, says poll

  • To say things have stabilized is an optimistic view at best.

    CNN Poll: Only one in eight say economic recovery underway

  • "Once we get search stabilized from a revenue standpoint and start going positive … we've got an entirely different company here."

    Chief Defends Yahoo Amid Slack Sales

  • Studies done after the 1973 Supreme Court decision conclude that even psychiatrically disturbed women who undergo abortion remain stabilized or improved afterwards.

    Balkinization

  • Studies done after the 1973 Supreme Court decision conclude that even psychiatrically disturbed women who undergo abortion remain stabilized or improved afterwards.

    Balkinization

  • Studies done after the 1973 Supreme Court decision conclude that even psychiatrically disturbed women who undergo abortion remain stabilized or improved afterwards.

    Balkinization

  • Studies done after the 1973 Supreme Court decision conclude that even psychiatrically disturbed women who undergo abortion remain stabilized or improved afterwards.

    Balkinization

  • Studies done after the 1973 Supreme Court decision conclude that even psychiatrically disturbed women who undergo abortion remain stabilized or improved afterwards.

    Balkinization

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