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  • n  a sculpture having fixed units (usually constructed of sheet metal) and attached to a fixed support
  • s  (chemistry, physics, biology) resistant to change
  • s  not able or intended to be moved

  • His new stabile has only one curved surface out of many; yet it presents a fluid silhouette of restless arabesques.
  • Viewed from a certain angle, the Alexander Calder--designed stabile resembles an elephant; viewed from any angle, an Ellie is the most prestigious prize that a magazine can win.
  • Last week his bobbing mobile The Ghost and his sprawling stabile Guillotine for Eight met like stalactite and stalagmite in the great rotunda of Manhattan's Guggenheim Museum .
News & Articles

  • Gas Prices Stay Low in Mississippi
    Petroleum speculators attribute Mississippi's below-average gas prices, like the ones found at Love's Truck Stop on Hwy. 80 in Pearl, to stabile production from refineries.
    June 10, 2013 - Jackson Free Press
Quotes

  • Pope Benedict XVI in Catholic Online
    Pope Benedict asked the leaders of governments around the world to do everything possible to achieve a cease-fire and "begin building, through dialogue, a lasting and stabile coexistence among all the peoples of the Middle East."
  • Bert van Marwijk in guardian.co.uk
    We have become a more stabile team in which players are more able to translate the plans of the technical staff on the pitchVan Marwijk told reporters.

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