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Noun: stabilisation  ,stey-bu-lI'zey-shun
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: stabilization)
  1. The act of making something (as a vessel or aircraft) less likely to overturn
    - stabilization
  2. The act of stabilizing something or making it more stable
    "he worked for price stabilisation for farm products"; "wage stabilisation is necessary for industrial peace"; "stabilisation means that the product can be handled under atmospheric conditions";
    - stabilization

Derived forms: stabilisations

Type of: improvement, normalisation [Brit], normalization, standardisation [Brit], standardization

Antonym: destabilisation [Brit]

Encyclopedia: Stabilisation