AskDefine | Define stabile

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stabile adj
1 (chemistry, physics, biology) resistant to change
2 not able or intended to be moved; "the immovable hills" [syn: immovable, immoveable, unmovable] n : a sculpture having fixed units (usually constructed of sheet metal) and attached to a fixed support [ant: mobile]

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English

Etymology

From etyl la stabilis

Noun

  1. Abstract sculpture or structure of wire, sheet metal, etc.

Italian

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Extensive Definition

Stabile is a surname derived from the medieval personal name Stabile (from Latin stabilis) and is mainly found among people from southern Italy.
Stabile may also refer to:

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

art object, brainchild, bric-a-brac, bronze, cast, classic, composition, constant, creation, design, equable, even, grotesque, kitsch, marble, master, masterpiece, masterwork, mobile, museum piece, nude, old master, pasticcio, pastiche, piece, piece of virtu, sculpture, stable, statue, still life, study, terra cotta, unchanging, uniform, unvarying, virtu, work, work of art
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