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stabilizing

stay buh lahy zing

  • v  make stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium
  • v  support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace
  • v  become stable or more stable
  • s  causing to become stable
    the family is one of the great stabilizing elements in society

  • Within 18 seconds, Kittinger's stabilizing chute opened, but for more than four minutes more he plummeted in free fall, reaching a velocity of 614 m.
  • The overture should be consistent with the new Washington ethos: seeking Iran's cooperation on stabilizing Afghanistan a goal both sides desire can help end the nuclear .
  • Add to that the fact that the two last forces to offer anything approaching a stabilizing presence in Somalia the Ethiopian army and a small African Union peacekeeping force .
News & Articles

  • West 18th Avenue repair project begins this week
    A $3 million project to repair West 18th Avenue between Washington and Chambers streets is scheduled to get under way this week and continue through September. The work will include removing the existing concrete surface, stabilizing the subgrade with lime and cement, and constructing a new concrete roadway, Eugene city …
    June 19, 2013 - The Register-Guard
  • Inflation data points to firming economy
    By Jason Lange WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Inflation showed signs of stabilizing in May after a long decline, a potential comfort to Federal Reserve policymakers who want to avoid any chance of a debilitating bout of deflation. The Labor Department said on Tuesday the consumer price index edged 0.1 percent higher last month after two straight months of declines, while the so-called core index, which ...
    June 18, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Consumer Prices Rise, but Weakly
    Consumer prices rose in the United States in May and a gauge of underlying price pressures showed signs of stabilizing after a long decline.
    June 18, 2013 - New York Times
Quotes

  • Condoleezza Rice in Forbes
    I don't think it's a matter of money,Rice said. "Along the way there have been plenty of markers that show that this is a country that is worth the investment, because once it emerges as a country that is a stabilizing factor you will have...
  • John Travolta in People Magazine
    Once you get yourself stable, then you're able to reach out again,Travolta, 55, told PEOPLE. "And I think this whole year, every day we've been working on stabilizing ourselves. And it's been successful so far."
  • Henry Paulson in USA Today
    Paulson added that the Fed should have power "to intervene in order to protect the system, so they can carry out the role our nation has come to expect - stabilizing the overall system when it is threatened."

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