stabiliser

Definitions

General Science

  • interjection a substance that prevents a chemical change taking place
  • noun an artificial substance added to plastics to prevent degradation

Agriculture

  • noun an artificial substance added to processed food such as sauces containing water and fat to stop the mixture from changing.

Aviation

  • noun a device to improve the tendency of an aircraft to return to its original attitude after being deflected

Food

  • noun a substance added to food to keep it stable

Travel

  • noun a piece put on the hull of a ship to prevent it from rolling
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